Arlington has a general population of 332,969 and an overall student population of 30,763. Approximately 28,085 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Arlington's largest forensic nursing school is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington graduated approximately 430 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 430 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Arlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's forensic nursing schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $908 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Arlington, your job prospects are good. There were 20,570 forensic nurses working in Texas and 1,500 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Arlington is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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