Hilton Head Island has a total population of 33,862 and a student population of 1,684. Of these students, 1,684 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Hilton Head Island's largest forensic nursing school is University of South Carolina-Beaufort. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from University of South Carolina-Beaufort with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Hilton Head Island's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,976 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hilton Head Island forensic nursing schools was an average of $27,826 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,132 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Hilton Head Island after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Hilton Head Island, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,130 forensic nurses in South Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 290 were working in the greater Hilton Head Island area. The number of forensic nurses in Hilton Head Island is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Hilton Head Island is $80,690 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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