District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Catholic University of America, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in DC, has a total student population of 6,768 and is the 209th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with Georgetown University as the lowest recorded at only $26,631/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,700 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $47,990. Registered nurses in this state earn $74,040/yr and there are 8,890 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.