Iowa City has a general population of 62,220 and an overall student population of 29,100. Approximately 28,987 of Iowa City's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Iowa City, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of Iowa. In 2010, approximately 245 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of Iowa.
In 2010, 245 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Iowa City's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Iowa City's forensic nursing schools was $19,438 per year for instate students and $34,812 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,090 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Iowa City-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa. Of these forensic nurses, 350 were working in the greater Iowa City area. The number of forensic nurses in Iowa City is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. 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 Iowa City is $89,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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