West Burlington has a total population of 3,161 and a student population of 3,754. Of these students, 3,754 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Southeastern Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in West Burlington, based on student population. In 2010, Southeastern Community College graduated approximately 94 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 94 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in West Burlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at West Burlington's forensic nursing schools was $11,614 per year for instate students and $11,764 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $940 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in West Burlington. And if you live on campus at one of the West Burlington-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,304.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Burlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa, 500 were working in the greater West Burlington area. West Burlington'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in West Burlington is $69,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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