Prestonsburg has a general population of 3,612 and an overall student population of 5,071. Approximately 5,048 of Prestonsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Prestonsburg, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Big Sandy Community and Technical College. In 2010, Big Sandy Community and Technical College graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Prestonsburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Prestonsburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Prestonsburg after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Prestonsburg, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,550 forensic nurses in Kentucky. Of these forensic nurses, 400 were working in the greater Prestonsburg area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Prestonsburg 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 Prestonsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,900 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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