With an overall population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765, approximately 2,864 of Bellingham students attend one of Bellingham's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Bellingham, by student population, is Bellingham Technical College. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Bellingham Technical College.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Bellingham in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Bellingham was $3,502 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Bellingham.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Bellingham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,280 forensic nurses in Washington State, 50 were working in the greater Bellingham area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 21% in Bellingham. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Bellingham, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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