Dodge City has a total population of 25,176 and a student population of 1,706. Of these students, 1,706 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Dodge City, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. In 2010, Dodge City Community College graduated approximately 35 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Dodge City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dodge City's forensic nursing schools was $11,536 per year for instate students and $12,016 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Dodge City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board at Dodge City-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Dodge City, your job prospects are good. There were 3,090 forensic nurses working in Kansas and 750 working in the greater Dodge City area in 2010. Dodge City's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Dodge City is $62,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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