Connecticut contains eighteen schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 forensic nursing schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,092/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 8,730 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $52,300. Registered nurses in this state earn $71,930/yr and there are 35,790 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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