With an overall population of 57,686 and a student population of 5,066, approximately 1,202 of Dubuque students attend one of Dubuque's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Clarke University is the largest forensic nursing school in Dubuque, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Clarke University.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Dubuque's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Dubuque was $23,520 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,040 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Dubuque-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,160.
If you plan on staying in Dubuque after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Dubuque, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa. Of these forensic nurses, 90 were working in the greater Dubuque area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Dubuque will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Dubuque, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198