Riverton has a total population of 9,310 and a student population of 2,330. Of these students, 2,330 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Riverton, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Central Wyoming College. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Central Wyoming College.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Riverton. Tuition in 2009 at Riverton's forensic nursing schools was $10,381 per year for instate students and $13,645 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,735 per year, on average, for room and board at Riverton-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,136.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Riverton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 forensic nurses in Wyoming were working in the greater Riverton area. Riverton's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Riverton is $72,350 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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