Jackson has a total population of 36,316 and a student population of 10,161. Of these students, 7,729 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Jackson Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Jackson, based on student population. Approximately 89 students graduated in 2010 from Jackson Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 89 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,435 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jackson forensic nursing schools was an average of $15,755 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,104 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,271.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jackson, your job prospects are good. There were 9,560 forensic nurses working in Michigan and 200 working in the greater Jackson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Jackson. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Jackson is $63,060 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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