Independence has a total population of 113,288 and a student population of 3,994. Of these students, 747 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Independence's largest forensic nursing school is National American University-Independence. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from National American University-Independence with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Independence in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Independence, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,160.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Independence, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,410 forensic nurses in Missouri, 1,990 were working in the greater Independence area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Independence 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 Independence is $79,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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