Charlottesville, Virginia has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 45,049 and a student population of 29,814, approximately 29,756 of Charlottesville students attend one of Charlottesville's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
University of Virginia-Main Campus is the largest forensic nursing school in Charlottesville, based on student population. Approximately 211 students graduated in 2010 from University of Virginia-Main Campus with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 276 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Charlottesville's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Charlottesville's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,142 per year in instate tuition and $43,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,088 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Charlottesville-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,067.
If you plan on staying in Charlottesville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Charlottesville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 5,430 forensic nurses working in Virginia and 170 working in the greater Charlottesville area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Charlottesville is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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