With an overall population of 5,548 and a student population of 1,010, approximately 1,010 of Schuylkill Haven students attend one of Schuylkill Haven's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Schuylkill Haven, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill graduated approximately 2 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Schuylkill Haven's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,254 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Schuylkill Haven forensic nursing schools was an average of $32,272 per year in 2009.
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 Schuylkill Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,382 per year, on average, for room and board at Schuylkill Haven-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,092.
If you plan on staying in Schuylkill Haven after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Schuylkill Haven, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. There were 14,200 forensic nurses working in Pennsylvania and 570 working in the greater Schuylkill Haven area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Schuylkill Haven will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Schuylkill Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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