With an overall population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499, approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch students attend one of West Long Branch's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Monmouth University is the largest forensic nursing school in West Long Branch, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Monmouth University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in West Long Branch. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,014 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in West Long Branch. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,550 forensic nurses working in New Jersey and 1,870 working in the greater West Long Branch area in 2010. West Long Branch'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 West Long Branch is $96,010 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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