With an overall population of 53,011 and a student population of 5,117, approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne students attend one of Cheyenne's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Laramie County Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Cheyenne, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 203 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Laramie County Community College.
In 2010, 203 students graduated with a forensic nursing certificate in Cheyenne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheyenne forensic nursing schools was an average of $14,824 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. There were 550 forensic nurses working in Wyoming and 110 working in the greater Cheyenne area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Cheyenne will 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 Cheyenne, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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