Coraopolis, Pennsylvania has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 6,131 and a student population of 4,881, approximately 4,881 of Coraopolis students attend one of Coraopolis's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Robert Morris University is the largest forensic nursing school in Coraopolis, based on student population. In 2010, Robert Morris University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Coraopolis. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,857 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,572 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Coraopolis-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,714.
If you plan on staying in Coraopolis after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Coraopolis, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these forensic nurses, 2,160 were working in the greater Coraopolis area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Coraopolis will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Coraopolis is $77,510 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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