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Forensic Nursing Schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Forensic Nursing Schools in Baton Rouge, LA

If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 4 forensic nursing schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With an overall population of 227,818 and a student population of 51,121, approximately 17,665 of Baton Rouge students attend one of Baton Rouge's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

The largest forensic nursing school in Baton Rouge, by student population, is Our Lady of the Lake College. In 2010, Our Lady of the Lake College graduated approximately 279 students with credentials in forensic nursing.

A reported 475 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Baton Rouge in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Baton Rouge's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,834 per year in instate tuition and $19,626 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,178 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Baton Rouge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,666 per year, on average, for room and board at Baton Rouge-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,760.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Baton Rouge

After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. There were 4,010 forensic nurses working in Louisiana and 780 working in the greater Baton Rouge area in 2010. Baton Rouge's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

As a forensic nurse in Baton Rouge, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Baton Rouge
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Baton Rouge Community CollegeBaton Rouge Community College

    Address:
    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Southern University and A & M CollegeSouthern University and A & M College

    Address:
    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Our Lady of the Lake CollegeOur Lady of the Lake College

    Address:
    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  4. 4Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of NursingBaton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing

    Address:
    3616 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

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