With an overall population of 9,688 and a student population of 2,066, approximately 2,066 of Espanola students attend one of Espanola's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Espanola's largest forensic nursing school is Northern New Mexico College. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Northern New Mexico College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Espanola. Tuition in 2009 at Espanola's forensic nursing schools was $14,460 per year for instate students and $19,902 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,168 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,790 per year, on average, for room and board at Espanola-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,120.
If you plan on staying in Espanola after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Espanola, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 1,600 forensic nurses working in New Mexico and 130 working in the greater Espanola area in 2010. Espanola's forensic nurse workforce is projected 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 Espanola, 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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