Longview has a general population of 34,660 and an overall student population of 4,377. Approximately 4,290 of Longview's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Longview, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Lower Columbia College. In 2010, Lower Columbia College graduated approximately 61 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Longview's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Longview was $3,132 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,185 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Longview, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 forensic nurses in Washington State were working in the greater Longview area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 21% in Longview. 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 Longview is $83,060 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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