Ada has a general population of 15,691 and an overall student population of 4,861. Approximately 4,612 of Ada's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Ada, by student population, is East Central University. In 2010, approximately 56 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at East Central University.
A reported 56 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Ada in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,137 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ada forensic nursing schools was an average of $20,152 per year in 2009.
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 Ada-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Ada, your job prospects are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Oklahoma and 250 working in the greater Ada area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Ada. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Ada is $65,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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