Park Hills has a general population of 7,861 and an overall student population of 3,671. Approximately 3,671 of Park Hills's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Mineral Area College is the largest forensic nursing school in Park Hills, based on student population. In 2010, Mineral Area College graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 46 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Park Hills in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,182 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Park Hills forensic nursing schools was an average of $13,902 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Park Hills. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,555 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,058.
If you plan on staying in Park Hills after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Park Hills, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, of the 4,410 forensic nurses in Missouri, 230 were working in the greater Park Hills area. The number of forensic nurses in Park Hills is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Park Hills is $61,560 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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