The largest forensic nursing school in Perkinston, by student population, is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College graduated approximately 141 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 141 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Perkinston's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Perkinston's forensic nursing schools was $9,072 per year for instate students and $10,918 per year for out of state students.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Perkinston-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,452.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Perkinston, your job prospects are good. There were 2,650 forensic nurses working in Mississippi and 260 working in the greater Perkinston area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Perkinston is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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