With an overall population of 3,882 and a student population of 7,596, approximately 7,596 of Fulton students attend one of Fulton's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Fulton, by student population, is Itawamba Community College. In 2010, Itawamba Community College graduated approximately 102 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Fulton's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,150 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fulton forensic nursing schools was an average of $10,900 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,010 per year, on average, for room and board at Fulton-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,490.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Fulton, your job prospects are good. There were 2,650 forensic nurses working in Mississippi and 370 working in the greater Fulton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Fulton will 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 Fulton is $61,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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