With an overall population of 2,630 and a student population of 751, approximately 751 of Crownpoint students attend one of Crownpoint's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Crownpoint, by student population, is Navajo Technical College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Navajo Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Crownpoint's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Crownpoint was $1,555 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,815.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Crownpoint, your job prospects are good. There were 1,600 forensic nurses working in New Mexico and 130 working in the greater Crownpoint area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Crownpoint is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Crownpoint, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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