With an overall population of 29,172 and a student population of 3,859, approximately 3,729 of Mason City students attend one of Mason City's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Mason City, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is North Iowa Area Community College. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at North Iowa Area Community College.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Mason City. Tuition in 2009 at Mason City's forensic nursing schools was $11,468 per year for instate students and $13,114 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $834 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,806 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,578.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Mason City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa. Of these forensic nurses, 230 were working in the greater Mason City area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Mason City. 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 Mason City is $66,200 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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