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Forensic Nursing Schools in Reno, Nevada

Forensic Nursing Schools in Reno, NV

If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Reno, Nevada. Reno has a general population of 180,480 and an overall student population of 30,362. Approximately 29,817 of Reno's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Reno, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of Nevada-Reno. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated approximately 111 students with credentials in forensic nursing.

A reported 164 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Reno in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reno forensic nursing schools was an average of $32,685 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board at Reno-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,416.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Reno

After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Reno, your job prospects are good. There were 2,000 forensic nurses working in Nevada and 360 working in the greater Reno area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Reno will increase by 17% 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 Reno is $92,320 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Reno
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1University of Nevada-RenoUniversity of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Truckee Meadows Community CollegeTruckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate