Greensboro, North Carolina has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Greensboro has a general population of 223,891 and an overall student population of 47,585. Approximately 31,920 of Greensboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest forensic nursing school in Greensboro, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 164 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
A total of 217 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Greensboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,009 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greensboro forensic nursing schools was an average of $24,818 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,138 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Greensboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Greensboro-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,133 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,519.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Greensboro, your job prospects are good. There were 7,590 forensic nurses working in North Carolina and 660 working in the greater Greensboro area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Greensboro. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Greensboro is $82,150 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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