Newport has a total population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634. Of these students, 2,584 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Newport, by student population, is Salve Regina University. In 2010, Salve Regina University graduated approximately 78 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Newport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Newport was $30,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newport-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Newport, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 forensic nurses in Rhode Island were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 11% in Newport. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Newport is $94,730 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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