Martinsville has a general population of 15,416 and an overall student population of 3,501. Approximately 3,501 of Martinsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Martinsville's largest forensic nursing school is Patrick Henry Community College. In 2010, Patrick Henry Community College graduated approximately 35 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Martinsville. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Martinsville was $2,669 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Martinsville, your job prospects are good. There were 5,430 forensic nurses working in Virginia and 210 working in the greater Martinsville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Martinsville. 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 Martinsville is $66,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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