With an overall population of 19,666 and a student population of 1,850, approximately 1,850 of Liberal students attend one of Liberal's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Liberal, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. In 2010, Seward County Community College and Area Technical School graduated approximately 29 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Liberal in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Liberal's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,384 per year in instate tuition and $11,120 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Liberal. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Liberal, your job prospects are good. There were 3,090 forensic nurses working in Kansas and 750 working in the greater Liberal area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Liberal 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 Liberal is $62,850 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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