Forensic Nursing in New Hampshire

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Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in New Hampshire


Approximately 1.8% of graduates in of New Hampshire receive forensic nursing degrees every year. Thus, New Hampshire's 12 forensic nursing schools put out approximately 653 forensic nurses each year.

Top Schools

Saint Anselm College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Manchester. 77 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from Saint Anselm College in 2010. Tuition at Saint Anselm College was $31,575 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a forensic nursing program is Rivier College. Rivier College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Nashua. In 2010, 115 students graduated from Rivier College forensic nursing program. The tuition rate at Rivier College was $24,895 per year.

St. Joseph School of Nursing, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Nashua. In 2010, St. Joseph School of Nursing graduated 26 students from its forensic nursing programs. Students at St. Joseph School of Nursing paid $11,024 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Hampshire forensic nursing school, average tuition will be $13,366 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,432 per year to $32,640 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Hampshire forensic nursing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Colby-Sawyer College - located in New London, students are charged $32,640 per year
  2. Saint Anselm College - located in Manchester, students are charged $31,575 per year
  3. Rivier College - located in Nashua, students are charged $24,895 per year

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

  1. Manchester Community College - located in Manchester, students are charged $6,432 per year
  2. Great Bay Community College - located in Portsmouth, students are charged $6,432 per year
  3. Lakes Region Community College - located in Laconia, students are charged $6,450 per year

A forensic nursing degree from a New Hampshire school... what next?

The highest percentage of forensic nursing graduates in New Hampshire pursue careers as a forensic nurse. 130 forensic nurses were working in New Hampshire in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Hampshire forensic nurses:

  1. Hillsborough County - 40 forensic nurses
  2. Grafton County

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of forensic nurses is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 160 forensic nurses working in the New Hampshire then.

Salary

On average, a forensic nurse earns a salary of $80,150 per year in New Hampshire state. However, this number is only an average. forensic nurses in New Hampshire had varying salaries from $43,570 to $132,400 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Hampshire have the highest average salaries for forensic nurses:

  1. Grafton County - $109,880 per year
  2. Hillsborough County - $65,810 per year

The New Hampshire counties with the lowest average salary for forensic nurses are:

  1. Hillsborough County - $65,810 per year
  2. Grafton County - $109,880 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forensic nursing in New Hampshire and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or nurse practitioning, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Hampshire
  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Hampshire
  • Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in New Hampshire

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,271 miles from location University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Durham NH 38.0039 26% 15,253
5,302 miles from location NHTI-Concord's Community College Concord NH 19.4729 56% 4,127
5,296 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester NH 16.0625 n/a 2,559
5,291 miles from location Rivier College Nashua NH 55.2789 33% 2,256
5,295 miles from location Nashua Community College Nashua NH 11.4539 n/a 2,147
5,297 miles from location Saint Anselm College Manchester NH 64.0395 19% 1,915
5,267 miles from location Great Bay Community College Portsmouth NH 10.7122 n/a 1,850
5,303 miles from location Lakes Region Community College Laconia NH 18.1912 n/a 1,171
5,326 miles from location Colby-Sawyer College New London NH 26.755 18% 1,122
5,344 miles from location River Valley Community College Claremont NH 11.3244 n/a 1,012
5,304 miles from location White Mountains Community College Berlin NH 17.1268 n/a 985
5,292 miles from location St. Joseph School of Nursing Nashua NH 39.7558 100% 84
 

Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 1,250 $94,340 26.3%
2
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 130 $80,150 -35.0%
3
Forensic Science Technicians + 40 $59,350 -20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forensic nursing related jobs in New Hampshire