Marshall has a total population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379. Of these students, 1,179 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
East Texas Baptist University is the largest forensic nursing school in Marshall, based on student population. In 2010, East Texas Baptist University graduated approximately 12 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Marshall in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Marshall was $17,180 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $892 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Marshall. And if you live on campus at one of the Marshall-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,368.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 650 were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of forensic nurses in Marshall is expected 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 Marshall is $69,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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