Syracuse, NY (population: 136,410) has five forensic nursing schools within its city limits. St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center, the highest ranked school in the city with a forensic nursing program, has a total student population of 289. It is the 181st highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about forensic nursing programs in Syracuse, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic nursing professors at St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center such as Rita Berdan, Loreen Hamann, Nancy Hartel, Anne Jacobs, Eileen Sharp, and Carol Sheldon.
Forensic Nursing students from Syracuse 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 Syracuse area alone, there are 2,670 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $34,980. Registered nurses in this area earn $56,520/yr and there are 6,600 employed.
Syracuse lies in Onondaga county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Syracuse area has 306,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary. Thus, about 21.554 out of every 1000 jobs in Syracuse are held by registered nurses, and 8.722/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 5 forensic nursing schools in Syracuse, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Moyne College comes out as the most expensive ($21,373/yr) for forensic nursing students, with Crouse Hospital School of Nursing as the lowest, reported at only $7,674/yr.
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|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||77.8 miles|