Rochester has a total population of 85,806 and a student population of 7,877. Of these students, 6,269 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Rochester, by student population, is Rochester Community and Technical College. Approximately 109 students graduated in 2010 from Rochester Community and Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 109 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Rochester's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,027 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Rochester after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Rochester, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,020 forensic nurses in Minnesota, 330 were working in the greater Rochester area. Rochester's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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