Paterson has a total population of 149,222 and a student population of 8,984. Of these students, 8,883 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Paterson, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Passaic County Community College. In 2010, Passaic County Community College graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Paterson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,584 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Paterson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,550 forensic nurses in New Jersey. Of these forensic nurses, 17,070 were working in the greater Paterson area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 7% in Paterson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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