Shelby has a total population of 19,477 and a student population of 4,279. Of these students, 4,279 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Cleveland Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Shelby, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Cleveland Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Shelby. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Shelby was $1,409 per year, on average.
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 Shelby.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Shelby, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 420 were working in the greater Shelby area. Shelby's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Shelby is $80,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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