Norfolk has a total population of 23,516 and a student population of 5,205. Of these students, 5,205 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Norfolk, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Northeast Community College. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from Northeast Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Norfolk in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Norfolk's forensic nursing schools was $10,725 per year for instate students and $11,244 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,080 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,194 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,811.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. There were 2,120 forensic nurses working in Nebraska and 260 working in the greater Norfolk area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Norfolk is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Norfolk is $64,970 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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