Indiana has a total population of 14,895 and a student population of 14,836. Of these students, 14,638 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Indiana's largest forensic nursing school is Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. Approximately 115 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 115 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Indiana in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,995 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indiana forensic nursing schools was an average of $28,431 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Indiana. And if you live on campus at one of the Indiana-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,558 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Indiana, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania, 290 were working in the greater Indiana area. Indiana's forensic nurse workforce is projected to 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 Indiana is $61,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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