Mount Pleasant has a total population of 13,935 and a student population of 2,920. Of these students, 2,920 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Northeast Texas Community College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Northeast Texas Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Mount Pleasant's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's forensic nursing schools was $11,874 per year for instate students and $12,948 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,130 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,074.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 20,570 forensic nurses working in Texas and 650 working in the greater Mount Pleasant area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is $69,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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