Ohio contains 86 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Case Western Reserve University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in OH, has a total student population of 9,738 and is the 87th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 86 forensic nursing schools in Ohio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATS Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($26,102/yr), with US Grant Joint Vocational School as the lowest recorded at only $3,813/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 40,860 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $39,910. Registered nurses in this state earn $59,740/yr and there are 117,870 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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