With an overall population of 55,893 and a student population of 4,668, approximately 3,219 of Rocky Mount students attend one of Rocky Mount's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Rocky Mount, by student population, is Nash Community College. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Nash Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Rocky Mount. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Rocky Mount, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,728.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Rocky Mount after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Rocky Mount, 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, 130 were working in the greater Rocky Mount area. Rocky Mount's forensic nurse workforce is projected to 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 Rocky Mount, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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