With an overall population of 10,955 and a student population of 7,130, approximately 7,130 of Nanticoke students attend one of Nanticoke's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Luzerne County Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Nanticoke, based on student population. In 2010, Luzerne County Community College graduated approximately 115 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 115 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Nanticoke in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Nanticoke was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nanticoke, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these forensic nurses, 590 were working in the greater Nanticoke area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Nanticoke. 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 Nanticoke is $64,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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