Elko has a total population of 16,708 and a student population of 3,647. Of these students, 3,647 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Elko, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Great Basin College. Approximately 29 students graduated in 2010 from Great Basin College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Elko in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Elko's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,400 per year in instate tuition and $15,588 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elko-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Elko, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 forensic nurses in Nevada were working in the greater Elko area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Elko will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Elko is $72,300 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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