Hillsboro has a general population of 8,232 and an overall student population of 4,294. Approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Hillsboro, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Hill College. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Hillsboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's forensic nursing schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,300 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Hillsboro-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
If you plan on staying in Hillsboro after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Hillsboro, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 230 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. Hillsboro'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 Hillsboro is $73,050 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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