If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Eau Claire has a total population of 61,704 and a student population of 17,744. Of these students, 16,990 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Eau Claire, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduated approximately 184 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 362 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Eau Claire's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Eau Claire's forensic nursing schools was $15,419 per year for instate students and $22,992 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $862 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,630 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,715.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Eau Claire, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 5,080 forensic nurses in Wisconsin. Of these forensic nurses, 160 were working in the greater Eau Claire area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Eau Claire will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Eau Claire is $73,700 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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