Casper has a general population of 49,644 and an overall student population of 4,478. Approximately 4,478 of Casper's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Casper College is the largest forensic nursing school in Casper, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Casper College.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Casper. Tuition in 2009 at Casper's forensic nursing schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Casper, your job prospects are good. There were 550 forensic nurses working in Wyoming and 90 working in the greater Casper area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Casper is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Casper, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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