With an overall population of 10,545 and a student population of 3,370, approximately 3,370 of Silver City students attend one of Silver City's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Western New Mexico University is the largest forensic nursing school in Silver City, based on student population. In 2010, Western New Mexico University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Silver City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,209 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Silver City forensic nursing schools was an average of $25,445 per year in 2009.
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 Silver City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,560 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,038.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Silver City, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Silver City will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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