Canyon has a total population of 12,875 and a student population of 7,634. Of these students, 7,634 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
West Texas A & M University is the largest forensic nursing school in Canyon, based on student population. In 2010, West Texas A & M University graduated approximately 128 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 128 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Canyon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,970 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Canyon forensic nursing schools was an average of $22,618 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,466 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,944.
If you plan on staying in Canyon after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Canyon, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 200 were working in the greater Canyon area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Canyon will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Canyon is $82,420 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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