Huntington has a general population of 51,475 and an overall student population of 18,092. Approximately 13,776 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Huntington, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Marshall University. In 2010, Marshall University graduated approximately 119 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 119 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Huntington's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Huntington forensic nursing schools was an average of $23,914 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,556 per year, on average, for room and board at Huntington-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,116.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Huntington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,800 forensic nurses in West Virginia, 340 were working in the greater Huntington area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Huntington will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Huntington is $73,390 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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