Hot Springs, AR has one forensic nursing school within its city limits. National Park Community College has a total student population of 3,698. It is the 5409th highest ranked school in the USA and the 67th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University). To learn more about forensic nursing programs in Hot Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic nursing professors at National Park Community College such as Susan Davis, and Becky White.
Forensic Nursing students from Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs area alone, there are 570 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $33,680. Registered nurses in this area earn $77,190/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Hot Springs lies in Garland county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Hot Springs area has 35,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $33,910 average annual salary. Thus, about 34 out of every 1000 jobs in Hot Springs are held by registered nurses, and 16/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Park Community College ends up costing a student $11,876/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hot Springs|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||42.8 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||49.4 miles|