Prairie View has a total population of 4,410 and a student population of 8,608. Of these students, 8,608 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Prairie View's largest forensic nursing school is Prairie View A & M University. In 2010, Prairie View A & M University graduated approximately 159 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 159 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Prairie View. If you decide to attend one of Prairie View's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,578 per year in instate tuition and $26,888 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Prairie View. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,763.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Prairie View, your job prospects are good. There were 20,570 forensic nurses working in Texas and 4,640 working in the greater Prairie View area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Prairie View is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. 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 Prairie View is $92,280 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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