Uvalde has a general population of 14,929 and an overall student population of 5,767. Approximately 5,767 of Uvalde's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Uvalde, by student population, is Southwest Texas Junior College. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Southwest Texas Junior College.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Uvalde. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,898 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Uvalde forensic nursing schools was an average of $11,198 per year in 2009.
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 $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Uvalde-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,771.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Uvalde, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas. Of these forensic nurses, 110 were working in the greater Uvalde area. The number of forensic nurses in Uvalde is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Uvalde, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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