With an overall population of 1,693 and a student population of 3,740, approximately 3,740 of Wesson students attend one of Wesson's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Wesson, by student population, is Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Wesson's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Wesson was $1,820 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Wesson. And if you live on campus at one of the Wesson-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,285.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Wesson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,650 forensic nurses in Mississippi. Of these forensic nurses, 610 were working in the greater Wesson area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Wesson. 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 Wesson is $74,570 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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