Fort Scott has a general population of 8,297 and an overall student population of 2,017. Approximately 2,017 of Fort Scott's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Fort Scott, by student population, is Fort Scott Community College. In 2010, approximately 47 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Fort Scott Community College.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Fort Scott in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Scott's forensic nursing schools was $11,364 per year for instate students and $13,044 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Scott-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,870.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Fort Scott, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 forensic nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Fort Scott area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Fort Scott. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Fort Scott is $62,850 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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