Richmond has a total population of 27,152 and a student population of 16,268. Of these students, 16,268 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Richmond's largest forensic nursing school is Eastern Kentucky University. Approximately 302 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Kentucky University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 302 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,592 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Richmond forensic nursing schools was an average of $26,560 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Richmond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 forensic nurses in Kentucky were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Richmond. 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 Richmond is $67,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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