Roswell has a total population of 45,293 and a student population of 4,763. Of these students, 4,347 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Roswell, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Roswell in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Roswell's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,871 per year in instate tuition and $14,799 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Roswell. And if you live on campus at one of the Roswell-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,254 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,335.
If you plan on staying in Roswell after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Roswell, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,600 forensic nurses in New Mexico. Of these forensic nurses, 210 were working in the greater Roswell area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Roswell. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Roswell, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,320 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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