Austin has a general population of 23,314 and an overall student population of 3,867. Approximately 3,867 of Austin's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Austin, by student population, is Riverland Community College. In 2010, Riverland Community College graduated approximately 59 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Austin's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,178 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Austin after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Austin, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 forensic nurses in Minnesota were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Austin is $79,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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