Wausau has a total population of 38,426 and a student population of 4,650. Of these students, 4,574 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Wausau, by student population, is Northcentral Technical College. In 2010, approximately 90 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Northcentral Technical College.
In 2010, 90 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Wausau's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Wausau's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,914 per year in instate tuition and $13,435 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,265 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,479 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,435.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wausau, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 forensic nurses in Wisconsin were working in the greater Wausau area. Wausau's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Wausau, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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