There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Galveston, Texas. Galveston has a general population of 57,247 and an overall student population of 6,371. Approximately 4,597 of Galveston's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Galveston's largest forensic nursing school is The University of Texas Medical Branch. In 2010, The University of Texas Medical Branch graduated approximately 252 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 296 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Galveston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Galveston's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,640 per year in instate tuition and $10,540 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $878 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,125 per year, on average, for room and board at Galveston-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,566.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Galveston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 4,640 were working in the greater Galveston area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Galveston. 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 Galveston is $92,280 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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