Pasadena has a total population of 141,674 and a student population of 27,509. Of these students, 27,011 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Pasadena, by student population, is San Jacinto Community College. In 2010, approximately 217 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at San Jacinto Community College.
In 2010, 217 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Pasadena's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Pasadena was $1,250 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Pasadena after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Pasadena, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas. Of these forensic nurses, 4,640 were working in the greater Pasadena area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Pasadena. 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 Pasadena is $92,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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