Scottsbluff has a total population of 14,732 and a student population of 2,353. Of these students, 2,304 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Scottsbluff's largest forensic nursing school is Western Nebraska Community College. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Western Nebraska Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Scottsbluff's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Scottsbluff forensic nursing schools was an average of $12,339 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Scottsbluff-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Scottsbluff, your job prospects are good. There were 2,120 forensic nurses working in Nebraska and 200 working in the greater Scottsbluff area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Scottsbluff. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Scottsbluff, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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