Kansas contains 25 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Newman University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in KS, has a total student population of 2,557 and is the 569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 forensic nursing schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,308/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 7,130 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $36,600. Registered nurses in this state earn $55,730/yr and there are 26,320 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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