Cookeville has a total population of 23,923 and a student population of 11,542. Of these students, 10,847 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Tennessee Technological University is the largest forensic nursing school in Cookeville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 95 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Tennessee Technological University.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Cookeville. Tuition in 2009 at Cookeville's forensic nursing schools was $17,872 per year for instate students and $29,800 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Cookeville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,262 per year, on average, for room and board at Cookeville-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Cookeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,180 forensic nurses in Tennessee. Of these forensic nurses, 270 were working in the greater Cookeville area. Cookeville'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.
As a forensic nurse in Cookeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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