Berrien Springs has a general population of 1,862 and an overall student population of 3,589. Approximately 3,589 of Berrien Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Berrien Springs's largest forensic nursing school is Andrews University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Andrews University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Berrien Springs in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Berrien Springs was $21,170 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Berrien Springs-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,860 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 Berrien Springs, your job prospects are good. There were 9,560 forensic nurses working in Michigan and 140 working in the greater Berrien Springs area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Berrien Springs. 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 Berrien Springs is $76,330 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104