Denton has a total population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341. Of these students, 13,338 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Denton, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Texas Woman's University. In 2010, approximately 459 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Texas Woman's University.
In 2010, 459 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Denton's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Denton's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,747 per year in instate tuition and $21,395 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,758 per year, on average, for room and board at Denton-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 4,140 were working in the greater Denton area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Denton will 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 Denton is $86,870 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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