Orangeburg, South Carolina has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 12,765 and a student population of 9,617, approximately 7,757 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Orangeburg, by student population, is Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Orangeburg. Tuition in 2009 at Orangeburg's forensic nursing schools was $21,974 per year for instate students and $30,138 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Orangeburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,862 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,784.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,130 forensic nurses in South Carolina, 150 were working in the greater Orangeburg area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Orangeburg. 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 Orangeburg is $68,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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