There are 2 forensic nursing schools in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. New Kensington has a total population of 14,701 and a student population of 1,245. Of these students, 1,011 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in New Kensington, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Citizens School of Nursing. In 2010, Citizens School of Nursing graduated approximately 84 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 93 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in New Kensington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in New Kensington was $12,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in New Kensington.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in New Kensington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these forensic nurses, 2,160 were working in the greater New Kensington area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in New Kensington. 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 New Kensington is $77,510 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765
651 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 15068-6525
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