With an overall population of 189,453 and a student population of 4,947, approximately 3,480 of Arlington students attend one of Arlington's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Arlington's largest forensic nursing school is Marymount University. In 2010, approximately 128 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Marymount University.
A reported 128 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Arlington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,620 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Arlington. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,430 forensic nurses in Virginia. Of these forensic nurses, 5,220 were working in the greater Arlington area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Arlington will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $95,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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