South Lancaster has a general population of 1,742 and an overall student population of 468. Approximately 468 of South Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Atlantic Union College is the largest forensic nursing school in South Lancaster, based on student population. In 2010, Atlantic Union College graduated approximately 25 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in South Lancaster in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,570 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at South Lancaster-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Lancaster, your job prospects are average. There were 9,040 forensic nurses working in Massachusetts and 740 working in the greater South Lancaster area in 2010. South Lancaster's forensic nurse workforce is projected 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 South Lancaster is $96,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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