With an overall population of 2,399 and a student population of 6,661, approximately 6,661 of Pembroke students attend one of Pembroke's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Pembroke, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Pembroke. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Pembroke in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pembroke's forensic nursing schools was $15,199 per year for instate students and $24,406 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Pembroke. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Pembroke-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,294.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Pembroke, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 560 were working in the greater Pembroke area. The number of forensic nurses in Pembroke is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. 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 Pembroke is $74,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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