Steubenville, Ohio has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in forensic nursing. Steubenville has a total population of 19,015 and a student population of 4,964. Of these students, 2,844 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Steubenville, by student population, is Trinity Health System School of Nursing. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Trinity Health System School of Nursing.
A total of 79 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Steubenville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Steubenville was $19,650 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Steubenville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,750 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,550.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Steubenville, your job prospects are good. There were 12,610 forensic nurses working in Ohio and 130 working in the greater Steubenville area in 2010. Steubenville'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 Steubenville is $62,380 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.