Big Spring has a general population of 25,233 and an overall student population of 4,103. Approximately 3,984 of Big Spring's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Big Spring's largest forensic nursing school is Howard College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Howard College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Big Spring in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Big Spring's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,246 per year in instate tuition and $9,938 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,721 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,807.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Big Spring, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 470 were working in the greater Big Spring area. Big Spring's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. 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 Big Spring is $70,660 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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