Sioux Center has a total population of 6,002 and a student population of 1,322. Of these students, 1,322 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Sioux Center, by student population, is Dordt College. In 2010, Dordt College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Sioux Center's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $910 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Sioux Center. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,010 per year, on average, for room and board at Sioux Center-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,000.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sioux Center, your job prospects are good. There were 4,810 forensic nurses working in Iowa and 360 working in the greater Sioux Center area in 2010. Sioux Center's forensic nurse workforce is projected 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 Sioux Center, 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.
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