There are schools offering forensic nursing programs in Virginia!
Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in Virginia
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Around 2.0% of Virginia's graduates graduate from forensic nursing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3,888 forensic nurses graduate from Virginia's 50 forensic nursing schools.
University of Virginia-Main Campus, which is located in Charlottesville, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a forensic nursing program. It received a ranking of 10th in the country in 2010. 211 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from University of Virginia-Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Virginia-Main Campus was $10,828 per year.
James Madison University, which is located in Harrisonburg, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a forensic nursing program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. 123 students graduated with degree in forensic nursing from James Madison University in 2010. Students at James Madison University paid $7,860 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Virginia with a forensic nursing program is Virginia Commonwealth University, which is located in Richmond. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. 243 students graduated with degree in forensic nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010. Students at Virginia Commonwealth University paid $8,817 per year in tuition fees.
If you choose to attend a Virginia forensic nursing school, average tuition will be $7,253 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,616 per year to $29,905 per year. The Virginia forensic nursing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Lynchburg College - located in Lynchburg, students are charged $29,905 per year
- Shenandoah University - located in Winchester, students are charged $26,080 per year
- Eastern Mennonite University - located in Harrisonburg, students are charged $25,200 per year
The following Virginia forensic nursing schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Southwest Virginia Community College - located in Richlands, students are charged $2,616 per year
- Mountain Empire Community College - located in Big Stone Gap, students are charged $2,652 per year
- New River Community College - located in Dublin, students are charged $2,677 per year
A forensic nursing degree from a Virginia school... what next?
The highest percentage of forensic nursing graduates in Virginia pursue careers as a forensic nurse. If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 310 Virginia forensic nurses as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Virginia forensic nurses:
- Chesapeake County - 70 forensic nurses
- Caroline County
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 420 forensic nurses will be working in Virginia state. This would require the number of forensic nurses to grow by 14%.
On average, a forensic nurse earns a salary of $80,180 per year in Virginia state. In 2010, however, some Virginia forensic nurses earned as little as less than $49,680 per year or as much as more than $102,940 per year. The counties in Virginia with the highest average salary for a forensic nurse are:
- Chesapeake County - $73,780 per year
- Caroline County - $70,900 per year
On average, forensic nurses earns the least in the following Virginia counties:
- Caroline County - $70,900 per year
- Chesapeake County - $73,780 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Virginia 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 Virginia
- Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Virginia
- Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Virginia
- Doctoral Degree in Forensic Nursing in Virginia
- Certificate in Forensic Nursing in Virginia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,459 miles from location||South University||Virginia Beach||VA||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,548 miles from location||South University||Glen Allen||VA||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,540 miles from location||Northern Virginia Community College||Annandale||VA||16.7061||n/a||46,619|
|5,631 miles from location||Liberty University||Lynchburg||VA||25.2255||n/a||46,312|
|5,539 miles from location||Virginia Commonwealth University||Richmond||VA||67.5826||36%||32,172|
|5,543 miles from location||George Mason University||Fairfax||VA||38.2292||31%||32,067|
|5,469 miles from location||Tidewater Community College||Norfolk||VA||13.232||n/a||30,447|
|5,601 miles from location||University of Virginia-Main Campus||Charlottesville||VA||89.7774||48%||24,355|
|5,470 miles from location||Old Dominion University||Norfolk||VA||32.4015||39%||24,013|
|5,624 miles from location||James Madison University||Harrisonburg||VA||79.9166||63%||18,971|
|5,541 miles from location||J Sargeant Reynolds Community College||Richmond||VA||10.8709||n/a||12,729|
|5,462 miles from location||ECPI College of Technology||Virginia Beach||VA||25.6141||71%||12,194|
|5,478 miles from location||Thomas Nelson Community College||Hampton||VA||10.3208||n/a||10,606|
|5,534 miles from location||John Tyler Community College||Chester||VA||10.9896||n/a||9,692|
|5,674 miles from location||Virginia Western Community College||Roanoke||VA||11.0937||n/a||8,927|
|5,704 miles from location||Radford University||Radford||VA||30.9064||33%||8,878|
|5,564 miles from location||Germanna Community College||Locust Grove||VA||13.1957||n/a||7,035|
|5,467 miles from location||Norfolk State University||Norfolk||VA||22.114||36%||6,993|
|5,596 miles from location||Lord Fairfax Community College||Middletown||VA||13.2044||n/a||6,644|
|5,558 miles from location||Southside Virginia Community College||Alberta||VA||15.5248||n/a||6,305|
|5,474 miles from location||Hampton University||Hampton||VA||23.6588||n/a||5,402|
|5,599 miles from location||Piedmont Virginia Community College||Charlottesville||VA||11.3296||n/a||5,401|
|5,534 miles from location||Virginia State University||Petersburg||VA||51.9898||30%||5,366|
|5,712 miles from location||New River Community College||Dublin||VA||10.7673||n/a||5,229|
|5,626 miles from location||Blue Ridge Community College||Weyers Cave||VA||12.3258||n/a||4,883|
|5,637 miles from location||Danville Community College||Danville||VA||16.1697||n/a||4,387|
|5,773 miles from location||Southwest Virginia Community College||Richlands||VA||12.9909||n/a||3,855|
|5,732 miles from location||Wytheville Community College||Wytheville||VA||16.345||n/a||3,783|
|5,592 miles from location||Shenandoah University||Winchester||VA||58.7782||36%||3,619|
|5,664 miles from location||Patrick Henry Community College||Martinsville||VA||12.8903||n/a||3,501|
|5,534 miles from location||Marymount University||Arlington||VA||56.6943||26%||3,480|
|5,494 miles from location||Rappahannock Community College||Saluda||VA||8.97902||n/a||3,406|
|5,825 miles from location||Mountain Empire Community College||Big Stone Gap||VA||10.1067||n/a||3,383|
|5,782 miles from location||Virginia Highlands Community College||Abingdon||VA||11.018||n/a||2,875|
|5,632 miles from location||Lynchburg College||Lynchburg||VA||60.3836||19%||2,589|
|5,824 miles from location||The University of Virginia's College at Wise||Wise||VA||56.2391||43%||2,015|
|5,671 miles from location||Dabney S Lancaster Community College||Clifton Forge||VA||11.527||n/a||1,582|
|5,503 miles from location||Paul D Camp Community College||Franklin||VA||11.8191||n/a||1,579|
|5,624 miles from location||Eastern Mennonite University||Harrisonburg||VA||63.8285||40%||1,525|
|5,464 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk||Norfolk||VA||18.9467||100%||1,134|
|5,672 miles from location||Jefferson College of Health Sciences||Roanoke||VA||56.8153||39%||1,041|
|5,465 miles from location||Sentara College of Health Sciences||Chesapeake||VA||40.1488||100%||410|
|5,547 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus||Reston||VA||5.74171||n/a||365|
|5,541 miles from location||Fortis College||Richmond||VA||34.1632||83%||357|
|5,460 miles from location||Fortis College||Norfolk||VA||16.3622||n/a||341|
|5,549 miles from location||Career Training Solutions||Fredericksburg||VA||34.5213||n/a||329|
|5,480 miles from location||Riverside School of Health Careers||Newport News||VA||38.9753||86%||243|
|5,631 miles from location||Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing||Lynchburg||VA||16.4398||75%||205|
|5,533 miles from location||Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools||Petersburg||VA||2.6141||n/a||143|
|5,637 miles from location||Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions||Danville||VA||1.63448||n/a||95|
Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Virginia
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||5,840||$94,330||38.1%|
|Forensic Science Technicians +||350||$69,860||75.0%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||310||$80,180||-41.5%|
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