With an overall population of 48,465 and a student population of 18,337, approximately 18,337 of Edinburg students attend one of Edinburg's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Edinburg, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is The University of Texas-Pan American. In 2010, The University of Texas-Pan American graduated approximately 95 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Edinburg's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Edinburg's forensic nursing schools was $14,469 per year for instate students and $21,117 per year for out of state students.
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 $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
If you plan on staying in Edinburg after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Edinburg, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 440 were working in the greater Edinburg area. Edinburg's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Edinburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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