New Jersey contains 41 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. The College of New Jersey, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in NJ, has a total student population of 6,980 and is the 75th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 forensic nursing schools in New Jersey, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 15,530 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $50,350. Registered nurses in this state earn $74,990/yr and there are 74,730 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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