Alamogordo has a total population of 35,582 and a student population of 4,728. Of these students, 3,641 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Alamogordo, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is New Mexico State University-Alamogordo. In 2010, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo graduated approximately 26 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Alamogordo. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Alamogordo was $1,286 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Alamogordo.
If you plan on staying in Alamogordo after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Alamogordo, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,600 forensic nurses in New Mexico, 210 were working in the greater Alamogordo area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Alamogordo will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Alamogordo is $72,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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