Ankeny has a total population of 27,117 and a student population of 22,741. Of these students, 22,324 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Des Moines Area Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Ankeny, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 122 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Des Moines Area Community College.
In 2010, 122 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Ankeny. If you decide to attend one of Ankeny's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,682 per year in instate tuition and $17,132 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Ankeny. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Ankeny-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,380.
If you plan on staying in Ankeny after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Ankeny, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,810 forensic nurses working in Iowa and 900 working in the greater Ankeny area in 2010. Ankeny's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Ankeny, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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