Wilkesboro has a general population of 3,159 and an overall student population of 2,855. Approximately 2,855 of Wilkesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Wilkesboro, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Wilkes Community College. In 2010, Wilkes Community College graduated approximately 39 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Wilkesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,719 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Wilkesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina, 370 were working in the greater Wilkesboro area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Wilkesboro. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Wilkesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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