With an overall population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117, approximately 10,071 of Murray students attend one of Murray's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Murray, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Murray State University. In 2010, approximately 120 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Murray State University.
In 2010, 120 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Murray. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murray forensic nursing schools was an average of $26,470 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board at Murray-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Murray, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 forensic nurses in Kentucky were working in the greater Murray area. The number of forensic nurses in Murray 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 Murray is $58,090 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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