With an overall population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229, approximately 9,229 of El Dorado students attend one of El Dorado's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
El Dorado's largest forensic nursing school is Butler Community College. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated approximately 231 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 231 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of El Dorado's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at El Dorado's forensic nursing schools was $10,170 per year for instate students and $11,670 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in El Dorado. And if you live on campus at one of the El Dorado-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in El Dorado, your job prospects are good. There were 3,090 forensic nurses working in Kansas and 700 working in the greater El Dorado area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in El Dorado will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in El Dorado, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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