With an overall population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429, approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee students attend one of Cullowhee's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Cullowhee, by student population, is Western Carolina University. Approximately 134 students graduated in 2010 from Western Carolina University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Cullowhee's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cullowhee forensic nursing schools was an average of $24,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Cullowhee, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 370 were working in the greater Cullowhee area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Cullowhee will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Cullowhee, 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.
Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646