With an overall population of 25,136 and a student population of 6,033, approximately 5,905 of Fort Dodge students attend one of Fort Dodge's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Fort Dodge, by student population, is Iowa Central Community College. In 2010, Iowa Central Community College graduated approximately 88 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Fort Dodge's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Fort Dodge's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,665 per year in instate tuition and $14,405 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Dodge-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,975 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Fort Dodge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 forensic nurses in Iowa were working in the greater Fort Dodge area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Fort Dodge. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Fort Dodge is $63,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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