Ashland has a total population of 21,981 and a student population of 4,419. Of these students, 4,419 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Ashland, by student population, is Ashland Community and Technical College. In 2010, Ashland Community and Technical College graduated approximately 61 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Ashland's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Ashland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Ashland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,550 forensic nurses in Kentucky. Of these forensic nurses, 340 were working in the greater Ashland area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Ashland. 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 Ashland is $73,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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