Olathe has a total population of 92,962 and a student population of 1,976. Of these students, 1,778 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Olathe's largest forensic nursing school is MidAmerica Nazarene University. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University graduated approximately 88 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Olathe. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,146 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,180 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Olathe-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Olathe, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,090 forensic nurses in Kansas, 1,990 were working in the greater Olathe area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Olathe. 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 Olathe is $79,450 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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