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Forensic Nursing Schools in Akron, Ohio

Forensic Nursing Schools in Akron, OH

Akron, Ohio has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Akron has a total population of 217,074 and a student population of 27,666. Of these students, 26,817 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Akron's largest forensic nursing school is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 312 students with credentials in forensic nursing.

In 2010, 366 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Akron's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Akron's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,869 per year in instate tuition and $30,117 per year in out of state tuition.

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, you will face an additional expense of $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board at Akron-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,370.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Akron

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Akron, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 forensic nurses in Ohio were working in the greater Akron area. Akron's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

As a forensic nurse in Akron, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Akron
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1University of Akron Main CampusUniversity of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Herzing UniversityHerzing University

    1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44306-3931

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree