Sheldon has a general population of 4,914 and an overall student population of 1,615. Approximately 1,615 of Sheldon's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Sheldon, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Northwest Iowa Community College. In 2010, Northwest Iowa Community College graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Sheldon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,816 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Sheldon forensic nursing schools was an average of $15,866 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $980 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,920.
If you plan on staying in Sheldon after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Sheldon, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,810 forensic nurses working in Iowa and 360 working in the greater Sheldon area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Sheldon is expected to 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 Sheldon, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201
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