Pikeville has a general population of 6,295 and an overall student population of 1,009. Approximately 1,009 of Pikeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Pikeville, by student population, is Pikeville College. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Pikeville College.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Pikeville's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,535 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pikeville-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,535.
If you plan on staying in Pikeville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Pikeville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Kentucky and 400 working in the greater Pikeville area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Pikeville 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 Pikeville is $77,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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