With an overall population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253, approximately 15,253 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is the largest forensic nursing school in Durham, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 125 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 125 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Durham. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's forensic nursing schools was $25,348 per year for instate students and $39,318 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Durham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board at Durham-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,220 forensic nurses in New Hampshire. Of these forensic nurses, 120 were working in the greater Durham area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Durham 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 Durham is $78,880 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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