Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Dallas, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Misericordia University. In 2010, Misericordia University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Dallas's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,050 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Dallas-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Dallas, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, of the 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania, 590 were working in the greater Dallas area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Dallas. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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