Auburn has a total population of 23,203 and a student population of 2,720. Of these students, 2,720 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Auburn's largest forensic nursing school is Central Maine Community College. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Central Maine Community College.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Auburn. If you decide to attend one of Auburn's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,916 per year in instate tuition and $17,436 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Auburn. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,506 per year, on average, for room and board at Auburn-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,110.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Auburn, your job prospects are average. There were 1,610 forensic nurses working in Maine and 120 working in the greater Auburn area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Auburn will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Auburn is $77,210 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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