Moorhead, Minnesota has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 32,177 and a student population of 10,639, approximately 10,321 of Moorhead students attend one of Moorhead's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Moorhead, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Moorhead. In 2010, Minnesota State University-Moorhead graduated approximately 73 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 100 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Moorhead in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Moorhead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $16,179.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $770 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,383 per year, on average, for room and board at Moorhead-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,958.
If you plan on staying in Moorhead after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Moorhead, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 6,020 forensic nurses in Minnesota. Of these forensic nurses, 150 were working in the greater Moorhead area. The number of forensic nurses in Moorhead is expected 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 Moorhead is $68,970 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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