If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Binghamton, New York. Binghamton has a total population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906. Of these students, 21,586 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Binghamton, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, SUNY at Binghamton graduated approximately 254 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 321 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Binghamton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Binghamton's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,175 per year in instate tuition and $27,075 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,775.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 27,280 forensic nurses in New York, 230 were working in the greater Binghamton area. The number of forensic nurses in Binghamton is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.