Ironton has a general population of 11,211 and an overall student population of 2,137. Approximately 2,137 of Ironton's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Ironton, by student population, is Ohio University-Southern Campus. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio University-Southern Campus with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 54 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Ironton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Ironton was $4,461 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $873 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Ironton.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ironton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,610 forensic nurses in Ohio. Of these forensic nurses, 340 were working in the greater Ironton area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Ironton will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Ironton is $73,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.