With an overall population of 20,209 and a student population of 2,839, approximately 2,839 of Gallup students attend one of Gallup's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Gallup's largest forensic nursing school is University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Gallup. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Gallup, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,462.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $920 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Gallup.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Gallup, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 forensic nurses in New Mexico were working in the greater Gallup area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Gallup will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Gallup is $86,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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