Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Pittsburg, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 68 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Pittsburg. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's forensic nursing schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburg-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 forensic nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The number of forensic nurses in Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg is $62,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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