Lima has a general population of 40,081 and an overall student population of 10,528. Approximately 4,147 of Lima's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
James A Rhodes State College is the largest forensic nursing school in Lima, based on student population. In 2010, James A Rhodes State College graduated approximately 169 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 169 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Lima in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,398 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Lima after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Lima, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 12,610 forensic nurses working in Ohio and 150 working in the greater Lima area in 2010. Lima'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 Lima, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.