With an overall population of 4,144 and a student population of 7,710, approximately 3,855 of Richlands students attend one of Richlands's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Richlands, by student population, is Southwest Virginia Community College. In 2010, Southwest Virginia Community College graduated approximately 60 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Richlands's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,638 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Richlands.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Richlands, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 forensic nurses in Virginia were working in the greater Richlands area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Richlands. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Richlands, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,920 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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