Reading, Pennsylvania has 3 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124, approximately 8,751 of Reading students attend one of Reading's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 3 forensic nursing schools in Reading, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. In 2010, The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences graduated approximately 399 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 535 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Reading in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,848 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,866 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Reading-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,652.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Reading, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Reading area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Reading. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Reading, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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