With an overall population of 6,147 and a student population of 2,970, approximately 2,970 of Dowagiac students attend one of Dowagiac's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Dowagiac, by student population, is Southwestern Michigan College. In 2010, Southwestern Michigan College graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Dowagiac. Tuition in 2009 at Dowagiac's forensic nursing schools was $14,447 per year for instate students and $14,742 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Dowagiac. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Dowagiac-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,287.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dowagiac, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 forensic nurses in Michigan were working in the greater Dowagiac area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Dowagiac. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Dowagiac, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,640 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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