With an overall population of 32,709 and a student population of 5,500, approximately 5,422 of Lufkin students attend one of Lufkin's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Lufkin, by student population, is Angelina College. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 55 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 55 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Lufkin's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Lufkin's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,896 per year in instate tuition and $12,706 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Lufkin-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
If you plan on staying in Lufkin after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Lufkin, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas. Of these forensic nurses, 650 were working in the greater Lufkin area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Lufkin. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Lufkin is $69,850 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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