Oklahoma contains 27 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Northwest Technology Center-Fairview, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in OK, has a total student population of 30 and is the 957th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 forensic nursing schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,980/yr), with Carl Albert State College as the lowest recorded at only $4,454/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 14,270 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $32,790. Registered nurses in this state earn $53,210/yr and there are 27,340 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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