Hillsboro has a general population of 1,675 and an overall student population of 5,788. Approximately 5,788 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Hillsboro, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Jefferson College. In 2010, Jefferson College graduated approximately 77 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Hillsboro. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's forensic nursing schools was $12,753 per year for instate students and $13,761 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Hillsboro-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,090.
If you plan on staying in Hillsboro after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Hillsboro, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 280 forensic nurses in Missouri, 130 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Hillsboro. 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 Hillsboro is $53,380 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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