Oshkosh has a general population of 62,916 and an overall student population of 13,192. Approximately 13,192 of Oshkosh's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Oshkosh, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Approximately 256 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 256 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Oshkosh. Tuition in 2009 at Oshkosh's forensic nursing schools was $16,139 per year for instate students and $23,712 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,864 per year, on average, for room and board at Oshkosh-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Oshkosh after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Oshkosh, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, of the 5,080 forensic nurses in Wisconsin, 210 were working in the greater Oshkosh area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Oshkosh 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 Oshkosh is $75,080 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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