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Forensic Nursing Schools in Waco, Texas

Forensic Nursing Schools in Waco, TX

Waco, Texas has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Waco has a total population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041. Of these students, 23,742 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Baylor University is the largest forensic nursing school in Waco, based on student population. In 2010, Baylor University graduated approximately 128 students from its forensic nursing program.

In 2010, 245 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Waco. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,911 per year in tuition costs.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,285 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waco-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,971 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,027.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Waco

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 88 forensic nurses in Texas were working in the greater Waco area. The number of forensic nurses in Waco 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 Waco is $65,180 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Waco
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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Current Listings

  1. 1Baylor UniversityBaylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2McLennan Community CollegeMcLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree