With an overall population of 82,026 and a student population of 15,966, approximately 14,644 of Youngstown students attend one of Youngstown's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Youngstown's largest forensic nursing school is Youngstown State University. In 2010, approximately 87 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Youngstown State University.
A reported 87 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Youngstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Youngstown's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in instate tuition and $22,750 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,212 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Youngstown-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Youngstown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 forensic nurses in Ohio were working in the greater Youngstown area. Youngstown's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Youngstown, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,900 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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