With an overall population of 27,741 and a student population of 2,834, approximately 2,834 of Frankfort students attend one of Frankfort's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Frankfort, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Kentucky State University. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Kentucky State University.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Frankfort. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,466 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Frankfort forensic nursing schools was an average of $24,428 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Frankfort-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Frankfort, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,550 forensic nurses in Kentucky. Of these forensic nurses, 380 were working in the greater Frankfort area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Frankfort will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Frankfort, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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