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Forensic Nursing Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Forensic Nursing Schools in Philadelphia, PA

If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 8 forensic nursing schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 112,670 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

The largest forensic nursing school in Philadelphia, by student population, is Drexel University. In 2010, approximately 502 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Drexel University.

A reported 1,432 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Philadelphia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $41,861 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Philadelphia forensic nursing schools was an average of $43,835 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,093 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,853 per year, on average, for room and board at Philadelphia-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,008.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Philadelphia, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these forensic nurses, 5,050 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The number of forensic nurses in Philadelphia is expected 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 Philadelphia is $87,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

 
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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    Address:
    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6Holy Family UniversityHoly Family University

    Address:
    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  7. 7Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of NursingRoxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

    Address:
    5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

  8. 8Northeastern Hospital School of NursingNortheastern Hospital School of Nursing

    Address:
    2301 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

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