Polkton has a general population of 1,195 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Polkton's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Polkton, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is South Piedmont Community College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at South Piedmont Community College.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Polkton's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,738 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $770 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Polkton after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Polkton, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina, 1,190 were working in the greater Polkton area. The number of forensic nurses in Polkton 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 Polkton is $82,010 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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