Forensic Nursing in Kansas

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Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 2.3% of Kansas students graduate with degrees in forensic nursing. That means an estimated 2,046 forensic nurses graduate from Kansas' 34 forensic nursing schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a forensic nursing program is Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. 18 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from Southwestern College in 2010. Tuition at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Newman University, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Wichita. 43 students graduated with degree in forensic nursing from Newman University in 2010. The tuition rate at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas with a forensic nursing program is University of Kansas, which is located in Lawrence. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated 152 students from its forensic nursing programs. The tuition rate at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas forensic nursing school, average tuition will be $8,285 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,980 per year to $22,280 per year. In 2010, the forensic nursing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Hesston College - located in Hesston, students are charged $20,700 per year

The forensic nursing schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Garden City Community College - located in Garden City, students are charged $2,112 per year

A forensic nursing degree from a Kansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from forensic nursing school in Kansas go on to work as a forensic nurse. In 2010, there were 60 forensic nurses working in Kansas. In Kansas, the largest numbers of forensic nurses work in the following counties:

Salary

A forensic nurse in Kansas makes an average of $58,720 per year. In 2010, however, some Kansas forensic nurses earned as little as less than $36,970 per year or as much as more than $103,130 per year.

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in forensic nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or nurse practitioning.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Kansas
  • Certificate in Forensic Nursing in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,483 miles from location Pittsburg State University Pittsburg KS 30.5057 55% 7,277
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,505 miles from location Baker University Baldwin City KS 26.5047 36% 3,853
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,633 miles from location Cloud County Community College Concordia KS 19.8599 n/a 2,786
6,628 miles from location Newman University Wichita KS 53.2302 19% 2,557
6,524 miles from location Neosho County Community College Chanute KS 11.2234 n/a 2,275
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,514 miles from location Labette Community College Parsons KS 16.7815 n/a 1,756
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,701 miles from location Pratt Community College Pratt KS 19.626 n/a 1,587
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,488 miles from location University of Saint Mary Leavenworth KS 19.5506 32% 1,072
6,635 miles from location Kansas Wesleyan University Salina KS 19.7085 44% 852
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,579 miles from location Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan KS 22.6229 n/a 532
6,479 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 8.62909 n/a 515
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,635 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Salina Salina KS 13.7926 n/a 466
6,629 miles from location Hesston College Hesston KS 24.6984 n/a 439
6,625 miles from location Bethel College North Newton KS 30.3056 32% 437
6,621 miles from location National American University-Wichita Wichita KS 0.826993 n/a 276
 

Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 3,050 $81,650 14.2%
2
Forensic Science Technicians + 100 $52,080 -9.1%
3
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 60 $58,720
 

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