Mount Vernon has a total population of 26,232 and a student population of 5,910. Of these students, 5,676 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Mount Vernon, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Skagit Valley College. In 2010, Skagit Valley College graduated approximately 75 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 75 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Mount Vernon in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Vernon's forensic nursing schools was $16,300 per year for instate students and $16,600 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,900.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are good. There were 4,280 forensic nurses working in Washington State and 70 working in the greater Mount Vernon area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 21% in Mount Vernon. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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