Aiken has a total population of 25,337 and a student population of 3,299. Of these students, 3,269 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Aiken's largest forensic nursing school is University of South Carolina-Aiken. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Aiken graduated approximately 57 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Aiken's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Aiken's forensic nursing schools was $18,450 per year for instate students and $26,182 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Aiken-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,190.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Aiken, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,130 forensic nurses in South Carolina, 1,000 were working in the greater Aiken area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Aiken will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Aiken, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,010 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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