San Angelo has a general population of 88,439 and an overall student population of 6,630. Approximately 6,387 of San Angelo's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in San Angelo, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Angelo State University. In 2010, approximately 155 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Angelo State University.
A reported 155 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in San Angelo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,695 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Angelo forensic nursing schools was an average of $23,343 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in San Angelo. And if you live on campus at one of the San Angelo-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,407 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,288.
If you plan on staying in San Angelo after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in San Angelo, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 20,570 forensic nurses working in Texas and 100 working in the greater San Angelo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 24% in San Angelo. 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 San Angelo is $78,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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