Bolivar has a general population of 9,143 and an overall student population of 3,716. Approximately 3,716 of Bolivar's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Bolivar's largest forensic nursing school is Southwest Baptist University. In 2010, Southwest Baptist University graduated approximately 202 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 202 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Bolivar in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,530 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bolivar-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,530.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Bolivar, your job prospects are average. There were 4,410 forensic nurses working in Missouri and 320 working in the greater Bolivar area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Bolivar will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Bolivar is $66,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596
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