Boone has a general population of 13,472 and an overall student population of 16,968. Approximately 16,968 of Boone's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Boone's largest forensic nursing school is Appalachian State University. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Boone in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boone's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in instate tuition and $25,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Boone. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boone after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Boone, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 7,590 forensic nurses working in North Carolina and 370 working in the greater Boone area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Boone will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Boone, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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