With an overall population of 2,573 and a student population of 3,302, approximately 3,302 of Moorhead students attend one of Moorhead's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Moorhead, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Mississippi Delta Community College. In 2010, approximately 58 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Mississippi Delta Community College.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Moorhead. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Moorhead forensic nursing schools was an average of $9,168 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Moorhead. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,470 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 $5,090.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moorhead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,650 forensic nurses in Mississippi, 320 were working in the greater Moorhead area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Moorhead will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Moorhead is $63,880 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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