There are schools offering forensic nursing programs in Tennessee!
Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in Tennessee
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Each year, approximately 2.5% of Tennessee graduates receive degrees in forensic nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 3,726 forensic nurses graduate from Tennessee's 38 forensic nursing schools.
Milligan College, which is located in Milligan College, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a forensic nursing program. It received a ranking of 37th in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from Milligan College in 2010. Milligan College charged in-state students $23,520 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a forensic nursing program is Martin Methodist College, which is located in Pulaski. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. In 2010, Martin Methodist College graduated 7 students from its forensic nursing program. Martin Methodist College charged in-state students $19,518 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Tennessee with a forensic nursing program is Aquinas College, which is located in Nashville. In 2010, it was ranked 40th nationwide. In 2010, 135 students graduated from Aquinas College forensic nursing program. Tuition at Aquinas College was $18,330 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,436 per year, though tuition can range from $23,680 per year to $3,073 per year. The Tennessee forensic nursing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Belmont University - located in Nashville, students are charged $23,680 per year
- Milligan College - located in Milligan College, students are charged $23,520 per year
- King College - located in Bristol, students are charged $22,908 per year
The forensic nursing schools in Tennessee that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Columbia State Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $3,073 per year
- Cleveland State Community College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,101 per year
- Walters State Community College - located in Morristown, students are charged $3,101 per year
A forensic nursing degree from a Tennessee school... what next?
The highest percentage of forensic nursing graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as a forensic nurse. In 2010, there were 170 forensic nurses working in Tennessee. The largest populations of Tennessee forensic nurses are working in the following counties:
- Crittenden County - 60 forensic nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of forensic nurses is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 540 forensic nurses working in the Tennessee then.
On average, a forensic nurse earns a salary of $61,750 per year in Tennessee state. The following counties in Tennessee have the highest average salaries for forensic nurses:
- Crittenden County - $57,180 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee 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 Tennessee
- Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Tennessee
- Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Tennessee
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,885 miles from location||The University of Tennessee||Knoxville||TN||37.7035||42%||29,934|
|6,021 miles from location||Middle Tennessee State University||Murfreesboro||TN||31.4044||54%||25,188|
|6,221 miles from location||University of Memphis||Memphis||TN||60.1414||55%||21,424|
|5,800 miles from location||East Tennessee State University||Johnson City||TN||27.8697||51%||14,421|
|6,227 miles from location||Southwest Tennessee Community College||Memphis||TN||14.7936||100%||13,016|
|5,974 miles from location||Tennessee Technological University||Cookeville||TN||30.1175||50%||10,847|
|5,959 miles from location||The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga||Chattanooga||TN||26.5907||42%||10,526|
|6,078 miles from location||Austin Peay State University||Clarksville||TN||23.2352||58%||10,188|
|5,956 miles from location||Chattanooga State Community College||Chattanooga||TN||8.14202||n/a||9,431|
|6,048 miles from location||Tennessee State University||Nashville||TN||25.6895||43%||8,824|
|6,162 miles from location||The University of Tennessee-Martin||Martin||TN||29.0387||52%||8,163|
|5,849 miles from location||Walters State Community College||Morristown||TN||17.9546||100%||6,853|
|5,923 miles from location||Roane State Community College||Harriman||TN||17.0634||79%||6,281|
|5,803 miles from location||Northeast State Community College||Blountville||TN||17.2694||89%||6,270|
|6,062 miles from location||Columbia State Community College||Columbia||TN||9.79381||n/a||5,581|
|6,046 miles from location||Belmont University||Nashville||TN||32.452||40%||5,424|
|6,156 miles from location||Jackson State Community College||Jackson||TN||11.5589||42%||5,109|
|6,016 miles from location||Motlow State Community College||Tullahoma||TN||18.8406||100%||5,079|
|5,873 miles from location||Lincoln Memorial University||Harrogate||TN||22.2824||33%||3,948|
|6,161 miles from location||Union University||Jackson||TN||31.802||42%||3,916|
|5,935 miles from location||Cleveland State Community College||Cleveland||TN||13.0714||65%||3,615|
|6,046 miles from location||Lipscomb University||Nashville||TN||29.1907||34%||3,413|
|6,191 miles from location||Dyersburg State Community College||Dyersburg||TN||13.7413||100%||3,395|
|6,142 miles from location||Bethel University||McKenzie||TN||24.0655||60%||2,975|
|5,945 miles from location||Southern Adventist University||Collegedale||TN||28.1437||56%||2,891|
|6,044 miles from location||Trevecca Nazarene University||Nashville||TN||24.3487||42%||2,476|
|5,862 miles from location||Carson-Newman College||Jefferson City||TN||26.138||23%||2,150|
|6,148 miles from location||Freed-Hardeman University||Henderson||TN||29.4285||64%||2,027|
|5,790 miles from location||King College||Bristol||TN||25.809||36%||1,804|
|6,018 miles from location||Cumberland University||Lebanon||TN||50.551||52%||1,355|
|5,796 miles from location||Milligan College||Milligan College||TN||62.7493||50%||1,100|
|5,920 miles from location||Tennessee Wesleyan College||Athens||TN||24.9638||43%||1,070|
|6,226 miles from location||Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences||Memphis||TN||20.1606||25%||1,021|
|6,057 miles from location||Martin Methodist College||Pulaski||TN||61.8718||32%||1,001|
|5,891 miles from location||South College||Knoxville||TN||17.765||100%||996|
|6,040 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus||Nashville||TN||7.46838||n/a||873|
|6,049 miles from location||Aquinas College||Nashville||TN||60.4923||43%||857|
|6,047 miles from location||Fisk University||Nashville||TN||25.7742||15%||650|
Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Tennessee
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||6,070||$79,040||20.2%|
|Forensic Science Technicians +||190||$44,530||26.7%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||170||$61,750|
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