With an overall population of 8,586 and a student population of 2,650, approximately 2,650 of Wahpeton students attend one of Wahpeton's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
North Dakota State College of Science is the largest forensic nursing school in Wahpeton, based on student population. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from North Dakota State College of Science with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Wahpeton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,600 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wahpeton forensic nursing schools was an average of $19,598 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wahpeton-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,464 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Wahpeton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 forensic nurses in North Dakota were working in the greater Wahpeton area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Wahpeton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Wahpeton, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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