The largest forensic nursing school in Amherst, by student population, is University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2010, approximately 161 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In 2010, 161 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Amherst. Tuition in 2009 at Amherst's forensic nursing schools was $22,593 per year for instate students and $34,090 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Amherst-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Amherst, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 7% in Amherst. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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