Poteau has a general population of 7,939 and an overall student population of 2,895. Approximately 2,473 of Poteau's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Poteau, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Carl Albert State College. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Carl Albert State College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Poteau's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,104 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Poteau-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,924.
If you plan on staying in Poteau after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Poteau, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,550 forensic nurses in Oklahoma, 200 were working in the greater Poteau area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Poteau. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Poteau is $71,070 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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