With an overall population of 14,742 and a student population of 3,574, approximately 3,574 of Centralia students attend one of Centralia's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Centralia College is the largest forensic nursing school in Centralia, based on student population. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Centralia College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Centralia. If you decide to attend one of Centralia's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,244 per year in instate tuition and $12,634 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,075.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Centralia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,280 forensic nurses in Washington State, 80 were working in the greater Centralia area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Centralia will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Centralia, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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