Forensic Nursing in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in Nebraska


Approximately 2.6% of graduates in of Nebraska receive forensic nursing degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,390 forensic nurses graduate from Nebraska's 16 forensic nursing schools each year.

Top Schools

Union College, which is located in Lincoln, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a forensic nursing program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Union College graduated no students from its forensic nursing program. Students at Union College paid $18,150 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska with a forensic nursing program is Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. In 2010, Midland Lutheran College graduated 39 students from its forensic nursing program. Students at Midland Lutheran College paid $23,664 per year in tuition fees.

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, which was ranked 48th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Lincoln. In 2010, BryanLGH College of Health Sciences graduated 69 students from its forensic nursing programs. Tuition at BryanLGH College of Health Sciences was $11,395 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,164 per year, though tuition can range from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nebraska forensic nursing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. College of Saint Mary - located in Omaha, students are charged $23,134 per year

The following Nebraska forensic nursing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
  3. Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year

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

A large number of Nebraska forensic nursing graduates become forensic nurses. Nebraska had 160 forensic nurses in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska forensic nurses:

  1. Harrison County - 100 forensic nurses

Salary

On average, forensic nurses earn $0 per year. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for a forensic nurse are:

  1. Harrison County - $150,380 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in forensic nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,534 miles from location Metropolitan Community College Area Omaha NE 14.4046 n/a 17,003
6,572 miles from location Southeast Community College Area Lincoln NE 19.8121 n/a 11,556
6,534 miles from location Creighton University Omaha NE 34.7803 27% 7,385
6,662 miles from location Central Community College Grand Island NE 18.9094 n/a 7,320
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,536 miles from location University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha NE 4.71527 n/a 3,237
6,784 miles from location Mid-Plains Community College North Platte NE 22.0593 n/a 2,765
6,925 miles from location Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff NE 16.547 n/a 2,304
6,538 miles from location College of Saint Mary Omaha NE 23.1798 50% 1,120
6,535 miles from location Clarkson College Omaha NE 29.096 56% 934
6,573 miles from location Union College Lincoln NE 63.557 72% 883
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
6,539 miles from location Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Omaha NE 36.0075 62% 672
6,540 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Omaha Omaha NE 20.124 100% 617
6,573 miles from location BryanLGH College of Health Sciences Lincoln NE 38.4027 98% 500
6,533 miles from location Grace University Omaha NE 26.7496 64% 490
 

Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 2,290 $80,940 6.0%
2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 160 n/a
3
Forensic Science Technicians + 80 n/a -11.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forensic nursing related jobs in Nebraska