With an overall population of 48,950 and a student population of 24,399, approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Harrisburg's largest forensic nursing school is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 258 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 258 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Harrisburg after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Harrisburg, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. There were 14,200 forensic nurses working in Pennsylvania and 750 working in the greater Harrisburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Harrisburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Harrisburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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