With an overall population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885, approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon students attend one of Mount Vernon's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Mount Vernon, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Mount Vernon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Vernon-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,610 forensic nurses in Ohio. Of these forensic nurses, 590 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon is $74,860 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.