Clarksdale has a general population of 20,645 and an overall student population of 2,565. Approximately 2,565 of Clarksdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Coahoma Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Clarksdale, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Coahoma Community College.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Clarksdale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Clarksdale's forensic nursing schools was $6,554 per year for instate students and $7,754 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarksdale-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Clarksdale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,650 forensic nurses in Mississippi. Of these forensic nurses, 320 were working in the greater Clarksdale area. Clarksdale's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Clarksdale is $63,880 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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