Smithfield has a total population of 11,510 and a student population of 4,446. Of these students, 4,446 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Johnston Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Smithfield, based on student population. In 2010, Johnston Community College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Smithfield's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Smithfield was $1,697 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,246 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Smithfield.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Smithfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 860 were working in the greater Smithfield area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Smithfield will 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 Smithfield is $82,360 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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