Alva has a general population of 5,288 and an overall student population of 2,245. Approximately 2,210 of Alva's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Alva's largest forensic nursing school is Northwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduated approximately 16 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Alva in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Alva's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,647 per year in instate tuition and $18,878 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Alva, your job prospects are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Oklahoma and 300 working in the greater Alva area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Alva. 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 Alva is $67,830 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, Oklahoma 73717-2799