With an overall population of 14,458 and a student population of 9,561, approximately 9,239 of Tahlequah students attend one of Tahlequah's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Tahlequah, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Northeastern State University. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from Northeastern State University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Tahlequah in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tahlequah's forensic nursing schools was $13,228 per year for instate students and $19,318 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Tahlequah. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board at Tahlequah-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home 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 Tahlequah, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,550 forensic nurses in Oklahoma. Of these forensic nurses, 470 were working in the greater Tahlequah area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Tahlequah. 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 Tahlequah is $60,320 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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