With an overall population of 26,009 and a student population of 2,184, approximately 2,156 of Marshalltown students attend one of Marshalltown's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Marshalltown, by student population, is Marshalltown Community College. In 2010, Marshalltown Community College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Marshalltown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,872 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marshalltown forensic nursing schools was an average of $15,112 per year in 2009.
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 Marshalltown. And if you live on campus at one of the Marshalltown-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,472.
If you plan on staying in Marshalltown after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Marshalltown, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa. Of these forensic nurses, 500 were working in the greater Marshalltown area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Marshalltown. 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 Marshalltown is $69,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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