Allentown has a total population of 106,632 and a student population of 5,807. Of these students, 1,887 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Allentown, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. In 2010, Cedar Crest College graduated approximately 0 students from its forensic nursing program.
If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,135.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board at Allentown-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Allentown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania, 780 were working in the greater Allentown area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Allentown. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Allentown is $75,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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