Framingham has a general population of 66,910 and an overall student population of 6,063. Approximately 5,989 of Framingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Framingham's largest forensic nursing school is Framingham State University. In 2010, Framingham State University graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Framingham. Tuition in 2009 at Framingham's forensic nursing schools was $18,938 per year for instate students and $25,018 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Framingham-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Framingham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 9,040 forensic nurses in Massachusetts. Of these forensic nurses, 250 were working in the greater Framingham area. The number of forensic nurses in Framingham is expected to increase by 11% 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 Framingham is $91,200 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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