Wenatchee has a general population of 27,856 and an overall student population of 3,529. Approximately 3,423 of Wenatchee's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Wenatchee's largest forensic nursing school is Wenatchee Valley College. In 2010, Wenatchee Valley College graduated approximately 91 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 91 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Wenatchee's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Wenatchee's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,155 per year in instate tuition and $12,582 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,645 per year, on average, for room and board at Wenatchee-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,886.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Wenatchee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,280 forensic nurses in Washington State, 50 were working in the greater Wenatchee area. Wenatchee's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 21% 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 Wenatchee is $110,610 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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