With an overall population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920, approximately 6,314 of Emporia students attend one of Emporia's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Emporia's largest forensic nursing school is Emporia State University. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Emporia's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Emporia's forensic nursing schools was $15,372 per year for instate students and $24,576 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Emporia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,090 forensic nurses in Kansas, 750 were working in the greater Emporia area. Emporia'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 Emporia is $62,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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