With an overall population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,472, approximately 29,242 of Lawrence students attend one of Lawrence's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Lawrence, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 152 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 152 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Lawrence in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawrence forensic nursing schools was an average of $32,125 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board at Lawrence-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you plan on staying in Lawrence after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Lawrence, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 3,090 forensic nurses working in Kansas and 70 working in the greater Lawrence area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Lawrence is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Lawrence is $81,390 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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