New York contains 86 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. University of Rochester, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in NY, has a total student population of 9,506 and is the 76th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 86 forensic nursing schools in New York, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arnot Ogden Medical Center comes out as the most expensive ($34,920/yr), with CUNY Lehman College as the lowest recorded at only $4,335/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from New York 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 York alone, there are 45,130 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $41,910. Registered nurses in this state earn $72,790/yr and there are 165,730 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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