Missouri contains 37 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Cox College, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in MO, has a total student population of 497 and is the 762nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 forensic nursing schools in Missouri, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,706/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 18,880 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $35,100. Registered nurses in this state earn $57,460/yr and there are 62,130 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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