North Dakota contains ten schools that offer forensic nursing programs. University of North Dakota, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in ND, has a total student population of 13,172 and is the 1377th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 forensic nursing schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr), with Fort Berthold Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,268/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 3,300 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $34,810. Registered nurses in this state earn $56,110/yr and there are 6,260 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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