With an overall population of 40,787 and a student population of 5,519, approximately 5,453 of Hutchinson students attend one of Hutchinson's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Hutchinson, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Hutchinson Community College. In 2010, Hutchinson Community College graduated approximately 78 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Hutchinson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,048 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hutchinson forensic nursing schools was an average of $13,136 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,816 per year, on average, for room and board at Hutchinson-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,032.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Hutchinson, your job prospects are good. There were 3,090 forensic nurses working in Kansas and 750 working in the greater Hutchinson area in 2010. Hutchinson'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 Hutchinson is $62,850 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
1-2 years certificate