Granite Falls has a general population of 3,070 and an overall student population of 3,211. Approximately 3,211 of Granite Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Granite Falls's largest forensic nursing school is Minnesota West Community and Technical College. Approximately 76 students graduated in 2010 from Minnesota West Community and Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 76 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Granite Falls's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,939 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Granite Falls-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $1,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,047.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Granite Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,020 forensic nurses in Minnesota, 250 were working in the greater Granite Falls area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Granite Falls will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Granite Falls is $67,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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