Indiana contains 38 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Valparaiso University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in IN, has a total student population of 4,065 and is the 188th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 forensic nursing schools in Indiana, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr), with Purdue University-Calumet Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,893/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 20,610 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $37,920. Registered nurses in this state earn $57,910/yr and there are 57,880 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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