With an overall population of 28,451 and a student population of 2,054, approximately 2,054 of Garden City students attend one of Garden City's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Garden City Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Garden City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Garden City Community College.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Garden City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,308 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Garden City forensic nursing schools was an average of $12,012 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $840 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Garden City-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 forensic nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Garden City area. The number of forensic nurses in Garden City is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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