Midland has a general population of 94,996 and an overall student population of 6,721. Approximately 6,227 of Midland's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Midland College is the largest forensic nursing school in Midland, based on student population. In 2010, Midland College graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 82 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Midland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Midland's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,125 per year in instate tuition and $12,115 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,059 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
If you plan on staying in Midland after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Midland, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 154 forensic nurses in Texas were working in the greater Midland area. The number of forensic nurses in Midland is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Midland, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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