With an overall population of 33,099 and a student population of 4,408, approximately 4,223 of Parkersburg students attend one of Parkersburg's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Parkersburg's largest forensic nursing school is West Virginia University at Parkersburg. In 2010, West Virginia University at Parkersburg graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Parkersburg's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Parkersburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,076.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Parkersburg.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Parkersburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,800 forensic nurses in West Virginia. Of these forensic nurses, 200 were working in the greater Parkersburg area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg is $80,880 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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