Camden has a total population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828. Of these students, 5,781 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Camden's largest forensic nursing school is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Camden in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Camden's forensic nursing schools was $25,262 per year for instate students and $35,894 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Camden-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Camden, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,550 forensic nurses in New Jersey. Of these forensic nurses, 1,160 were working in the greater Camden area. Camden's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Camden is $97,070 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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