Allendale has a general population of 11,555 and an overall student population of 24,408. Approximately 24,408 of Allendale's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Allendale, by student population, is Grand Valley State University. In 2010, Grand Valley State University graduated approximately 256 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 256 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Allendale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Allendale's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in instate tuition and $23,794 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Allendale, your job prospects are good. There were 9,560 forensic nurses working in Michigan and 100 working in the greater Allendale area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Allendale. 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 Allendale is $74,180 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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