With an overall population of 10,467 and a student population of 19,810, approximately 18,918 of Rochester students attend one of Rochester's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Rochester, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Oakland University. In 2010, approximately 330 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Oakland University.
In 2010, 330 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Rochester's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Rochester's forensic nursing schools was $19,262 per year for instate students and $30,977 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,107 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,390.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rochester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,560 forensic nurses in Michigan, 2,010 were working in the greater Rochester area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Rochester will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,040 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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