With an overall population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804, approximately 1,804 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Bristol's largest forensic nursing school is King College. In 2010, approximately 208 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at King College.
A reported 208 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Bristol in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Bristol was $21,880 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bristol-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,180 forensic nurses in Tennessee. Of these forensic nurses, 280 were working in the greater Bristol area. Bristol's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. 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 Bristol is $78,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699