Summit has a total population of 1,428 and a student population of 2,119. Of these students, 2,119 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Summit, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Southwest Mississippi Community College. Approximately 69 students graduated in 2010 from Southwest Mississippi Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Summit in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Summit's forensic nursing schools was $9,450 per year for instate students and $12,150 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Summit. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Summit-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,450.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Summit, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 forensic nurses in Mississippi were working in the greater Summit area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Summit. 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 Summit is $64,670 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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