Bennington has a total population of 9,168 and a student population of 1,294. Of these students, 486 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Bennington, by student population, is Southern Vermont College. In 2010, Southern Vermont College graduated approximately 39 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Bennington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,880 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Bennington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Bennington-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,680.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Bennington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 forensic nurses in Vermont were working in the greater Bennington area. The number of forensic nurses in Bennington is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Bennington is $83,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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