Salina has a general population of 45,679 and an overall student population of 1,250. Approximately 852 of Salina's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Salina's largest forensic nursing school is Kansas Wesleyan University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas Wesleyan University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Salina. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,200 per year in tuition costs.
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 Salina. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Salina-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Salina, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 forensic nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Salina area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Salina. 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 Salina is $62,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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