There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Provo, Utah. Provo has a general population of 105,166 and an overall student population of 35,114. Approximately 34,617 of Provo's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Provo, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Brigham Young University. Approximately 106 students graduated in 2010 from Brigham Young University with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 142 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Provo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,133 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,343.
If you plan on staying in Provo after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Provo, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 forensic nurses in Utah were working in the greater Provo area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 31% in Provo. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Provo is $83,730 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.