Idaho contains four schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 forensic nursing schools in Idaho, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with Eastern Idaho Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $11,592/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 2,920 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $37,860. Registered nurses in this state earn $61,320/yr and there are 10,540 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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