Institute's largest forensic nursing school is Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College. In 2010, Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College graduated approximately 86 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Institute's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Institute's forensic nursing schools was $13,500 per year for instate students and $19,182 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,070 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Institute-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,376.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Institute, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,800 forensic nurses in West Virginia, 300 were working in the greater Institute area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Institute. 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 Institute is $66,630 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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