Laredo, Texas has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 176,576 and a student population of 16,302, approximately 15,780 of Laredo students attend one of Laredo's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Laredo, by student population, is Texas A & M International University. Approximately 74 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M International University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 109 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Laredo in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Laredo's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,956 per year in instate tuition and $17,720 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,759 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,690.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Laredo, your job prospects are good. There were 20,570 forensic nurses working in Texas and 60 working in the greater Laredo area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Laredo is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395
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5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900