If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Wilson, North Carolina. Wilson has a general population of 44,405 and an overall student population of 3,319. Approximately 3,269 of Wilson's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Wilson's largest forensic nursing school is Barton College. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Barton College.
A total of 60 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Wilson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Wilson was $11,167 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Wilson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,012 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,401.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Wilson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina, 560 were working in the greater Wilson area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Wilson. 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 Wilson is $74,840 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.