South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Seton Hall University is the largest forensic nursing school in South Orange, based on student population. Approximately 139 students graduated in 2010 from Seton Hall University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 139 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of South Orange's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in South Orange was $30,470 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Orange, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,550 forensic nurses in New Jersey. Of these forensic nurses, 2,010 were working in the greater South Orange area. South Orange'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 South Orange is $99,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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