Wisconsin contains 33 schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Bellin College of Nursing, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in WI, has a total student population of 306 and is the 715th highest ranked school in America.
Forensic Nursing students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 10,710 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $41,080. Registered nurses in this state earn $63,200/yr and there are 53,510 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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