With an overall population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822, approximately 8,822 of Morehead students attend one of Morehead's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Morehead, by student population, is Morehead State University. In 2010, approximately 98 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Morehead State University.
A reported 98 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Morehead in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,940 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Morehead forensic nursing schools was an average of $24,000 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $912 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,192 per year, on average, for room and board at Morehead-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Morehead after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Morehead, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,550 forensic nurses in Kentucky, 380 were working in the greater Morehead area. The number of forensic nurses in Morehead is expected to increase by 18% 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 Morehead is $67,220 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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