Hopkinsville has a total population of 30,089 and a student population of 3,753. Of these students, 3,753 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Hopkinsville, by student population, is Hopkinsville Community College. In 2010, Hopkinsville Community College graduated approximately 46 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Hopkinsville's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Hopkinsville was $3,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Hopkinsville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Hopkinsville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Kentucky and 140 working in the greater Hopkinsville area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Hopkinsville is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Hopkinsville is $71,100 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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