Arizona contains 28 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 forensic nursing schools in Arizona, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr), with Yavapai College as the lowest recorded at only $4,664/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 10,180 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $45,650. Registered nurses in this state earn $67,130/yr and there are 38,570 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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