Natchitoches has a general population of 17,865 and an overall student population of 9,247. Approximately 9,247 of Natchitoches's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Natchitoches, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Approximately 349 students graduated in 2010 from Northwestern State University of Louisiana with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 349 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Natchitoches in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Natchitoches's forensic nursing schools was $14,786 per year for instate students and $21,472 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,682 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Natchitoches, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 forensic nurses in Louisiana were working in the greater Natchitoches area. Natchitoches'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 Natchitoches, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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