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Forensic Nursing Schools in Richmond, Virginia

Forensic Nursing Schools in Richmond, VA

If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 forensic nursing schools in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond has a general population of 197,790 and an overall student population of 50,842. Approximately 45,258 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

The largest forensic nursing school in Richmond, by student population, is Virginia Commonwealth University. Approximately 243 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Commonwealth University with credentials in forensic nursing.

In 2010, 371 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Richmond's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Richmond's forensic nursing schools was $23,731 per year for instate students and $37,365 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,837 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Richmond-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,335 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,770.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Richmond

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richmond, your job prospects are good. There were 5,430 forensic nurses working in Virginia and 70 working in the greater Richmond area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Richmond is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Richmond is $79,580 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Richmond
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Virginia Commonwealth UniversityVirginia Commonwealth University

    Address:
    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeJ Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    Address:
    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3Fortis CollegeFortis College

    Address:
    2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A, Richmond, Virginia 23230

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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