With an overall population of 8,177 and a student population of 1,593, approximately 1,593 of Lancaster students attend one of Lancaster's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Lancaster's largest forensic nursing school is University of South Carolina-Lancaster. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from University of South Carolina-Lancaster with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Lancaster. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,528.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Lancaster.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Lancaster, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 4,130 forensic nurses working in South Carolina and 390 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. Lancaster's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Lancaster is $70,670 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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