Weatherford has a general population of 9,859 and an overall student population of 5,010. Approximately 5,010 of Weatherford's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Weatherford, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Southwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Weatherford in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Weatherford's forensic nursing schools was $15,212 per year for instate students and $20,552 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,230 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Weatherford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,084.
If you plan on staying in Weatherford after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Weatherford, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Oklahoma and 250 working in the greater Weatherford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Weatherford will increase by 17% by the year 2018. 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 Weatherford is $65,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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