Alabama contains 30 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Spring Hill College, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in AL, has a total student population of 1,521 and is the 376th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 forensic nursing schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spring Hill College comes out as the most expensive ($17,918/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Alabama schools who go on to become forensic nurses, forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 15,210 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $33,490. Registered nurses in this state earn $57,860/yr and there are 42,880 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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