Orem has a general population of 84,324 and an overall student population of 30,033. Approximately 28,765 of Orem's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Orem, by student population, is Utah Valley University. In 2010, approximately 99 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Utah Valley University.
A total of 99 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Orem in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Orem was $4,048 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,692 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Orem.
If you plan on staying in Orem after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Orem, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 2,420 forensic nurses working in Utah and 220 working in the greater Orem area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Orem is expected to increase by 31% 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 Orem is $83,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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