Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has three forensic nursing schools within its city limits. Case Western Reserve University, the highest ranked school in the city with a forensic nursing program, has a total student population of 9,738. It is the 87th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about forensic nursing programs in Cleveland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic nursing professors at Case Western Reserve University such as Claire Andrews, Phd Clochsey, Marcella Hovancsek, Christine Hudak, Marilyn Lotas, and Barbara Morrison.
Forensic Nursing students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 8,090 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $43,190. Registered nurses in this area earn $62,430/yr and there are 27,740 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 27.649 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by registered nurses, and 8.061/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 3 forensic nursing schools in Cleveland, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Case Western Reserve University comes out as the most expensive ($26,055/yr) for forensic nursing students, with Huron School of Nursing as the lowest, reported at only $11,896/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|