Montana contains seven schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Carroll College, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in MT, has a total student population of 1,462 and is the 314th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 forensic nursing schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carroll College comes out as the most expensive ($20,308/yr), with Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Montana 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 Montana alone, there are 2,800 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $34,910. Registered nurses in this state earn $56,380/yr and there are 8,340 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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