Hillsboro has a general population of 6,368 and an overall student population of 3,363. Approximately 3,363 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Hillsboro's largest forensic nursing school is Southern State Community College. In 2010, Southern State Community College graduated approximately 62 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Hillsboro. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Hillsboro was $3,390 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. There were 12,610 forensic nurses working in Ohio and 510 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. Hillsboro'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Hillsboro is $73,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.