Lock Haven has a total population of 9,149 and a student population of 5,329. Of these students, 5,329 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Lock Haven University is the largest forensic nursing school in Lock Haven, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Lock Haven University.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Lock Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,000 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lock Haven forensic nursing schools was an average of $23,436 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,139 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Lock Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,736 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lock Haven, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Lock Haven area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Lock Haven. 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 Lock Haven is $64,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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