Bowling Green has a general population of 29,636 and an overall student population of 17,309. Approximately 17,309 of Bowling Green's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Bowling Green, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 83 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 83 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Bowling Green's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,125 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowling Green forensic nursing schools was an average of $28,433 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,216 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Bowling Green. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowling Green-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bowling Green after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Bowling Green, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 12,610 forensic nurses in Ohio. Of these forensic nurses, 820 were working in the greater Bowling Green area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Bowling Green. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Bowling Green, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,900 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.