Delaware contains six schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Wesley College, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in DE, has a total student population of 2,426 and is the 687th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 forensic nursing schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wesley College comes out as the most expensive ($19,805/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 2,360 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $47,210. Registered nurses in this state earn $70,770/yr and there are 10,220 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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