There are schools offering forensic nursing programs in Washington State!
Schools Offering Forensic Nursing Programs in Washington State
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Each year, approximately 1.9% of Washington State graduates receive degrees in forensic nursing. That means an estimated 3,172 forensic nurses graduate from Washington State's 42 forensic nursing schools each year.
The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a forensic nursing program is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which was ranked 13th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. 270 students graduated with a degree in forensic nursing from University of Washington-Seattle Campus in 2010. Students at University of Washington-Seattle Campus paid $8,701 per year in tuition fees.
Washington State University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a forensic nursing program. It is located in Pullman. In 2010, 415 students graduated from Washington State University forensic nursing program. The tuition rate at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.
Seattle University, which is located in Seattle, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a forensic nursing program. It received a ranking of 30th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 137 students graduated from Seattle University forensic nursing program. Students at Seattle University paid $30,825 per year in tuition fees.
If you are hoping to attend one of Washington State's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,002 per year, though tuition can range from $30,925 per year to $2,610 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Washington State forensic nursing schools were charged at the following schools:
- Gonzaga University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,925 per year
- Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year
- Whitworth University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,204 per year
The following Washington State forensic nursing schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Spokane Falls Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
- Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
- Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year
A forensic nursing degree from a Washington State school... what next?
Most people who graduate from forensic nursing school in Washington State go on to work as a forensic nurse. Washington State had 470 forensic nurses in 2010. The Washington State counties with the largest populations of forensic nurses are:
- King County - 280 forensic nurses
- Spokane County - 60 forensic nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of forensic nurses is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 680 forensic nurses working in the Washington State then.
A forensic nurse in Washington State earns $73,900 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. forensic nurses in Washington State had varying salaries from $36,480 to $95,450 per year in 2010. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for forensic nurses:
- King County - $67,800 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Washington State 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 Washington State
- Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Washington State
- Master's Degree in Forensic Nursing in Washington State
- Doctoral Degree in Forensic Nursing in Washington State
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,685 miles from location||University of Washington-Seattle Campus||Seattle||WA||86.9578||45%||45,943|
|7,487 miles from location||Washington State University||Pullman||WA||72.817||37%||26,101|
|7,680 miles from location||Bellevue College||Bellevue||WA||15.3084||n/a||14,010|
|7,758 miles from location||Clark College||Vancouver||WA||13.9084||n/a||12,989|
|7,486 miles from location||Eastern Washington University||Cheney||WA||59.4272||49%||11,300|
|7,680 miles from location||Edmonds Community College||Lynnwood||WA||17.534||n/a||9,658|
|7,477 miles from location||Spokane Falls Community College||Spokane||WA||12.1295||n/a||9,555|
|7,670 miles from location||Everett Community College||Everett||WA||13.4947||n/a||8,313|
|7,689 miles from location||Green River Community College||Auburn||WA||15.7392||n/a||8,205|
|7,710 miles from location||Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom||Lakewood||WA||12.9816||n/a||8,188|
|7,686 miles from location||Seattle Community College-Central Campus||Seattle||WA||14.0982||n/a||7,774|
|7,686 miles from location||Seattle University||Seattle||WA||70.3999||21%||7,751|
|7,474 miles from location||Gonzaga University||Spokane||WA||37.2946||28%||7,633|
|7,701 miles from location||Olympic College||Bremerton||WA||11.8614||n/a||7,536|
|7,472 miles from location||Spokane Community College||Spokane||WA||14.6787||n/a||7,445|
|7,585 miles from location||Columbia Basin College||Pasco||WA||10.7425||n/a||6,978|
|7,705 miles from location||Tacoma Community College||Tacoma||WA||11.2217||n/a||6,825|
|7,692 miles from location||Highline Community College||Seattle||WA||16.5765||n/a||6,725|
|7,707 miles from location||Clover Park Technical College||Lakewood||WA||16.2384||n/a||6,573|
|7,684 miles from location||Seattle Community College-North Campus||Seattle||WA||12.2688||n/a||6,524|
|7,684 miles from location||Shoreline Community College||Seattle||WA||13.8462||n/a||6,277|
|7,690 miles from location||Seattle Community College-South Campus||Seattle||WA||8.16257||n/a||6,074|
|7,662 miles from location||Skagit Valley College||Mount Vernon||WA||14.1008||n/a||5,676|
|7,729 miles from location||South Puget Sound Community College||Olympia||WA||13.4048||n/a||5,651|
|7,552 miles from location||Walla Walla Community College||Walla Walla||WA||17.3035||n/a||5,053|
|7,638 miles from location||Yakima Valley Community College||Yakima||WA||16.932||n/a||4,724|
|7,677 miles from location||Lake Washington Technical College||Kirkland||WA||9.52843||n/a||4,646|
|7,756 miles from location||Lower Columbia College||Longview||WA||16.7356||n/a||4,290|
|7,687 miles from location||Seattle Pacific University||Seattle||WA||68.9096||37%||4,000|
|7,704 miles from location||Pacific Lutheran University||Tacoma||WA||65.5433||36%||3,581|
|7,740 miles from location||Centralia College||Centralia||WA||18.6955||n/a||3,574|
|7,607 miles from location||Wenatchee Valley College||Wenatchee||WA||17.293||n/a||3,423|
|7,697 miles from location||Pierce College at Puyallup||Puyallup||WA||10.872||n/a||3,267|
|7,717 miles from location||Peninsula College||Port Angeles||WA||11.984||n/a||3,155|
|7,702 miles from location||University of Washington-Tacoma Campus||Tacoma||WA||43.0884||47%||3,070|
|7,676 miles from location||University of Washington-Bothell Campus||Bothell||WA||43.9029||43%||2,925|
|7,660 miles from location||Bellingham Technical College||Bellingham||WA||23.5145||n/a||2,864|
|7,472 miles from location||Whitworth University||Spokane||WA||69.1446||18%||2,781|
|7,769 miles from location||Grays Harbor College||Aberdeen||WA||13.4003||n/a||2,285|
|7,570 miles from location||Big Bend Community College||Moses Lake||WA||16.8914||n/a||2,169|
|7,558 miles from location||Walla Walla University||College Place||WA||26.6245||63%||1,808|
|7,680 miles from location||Northwest University||Kirkland||WA||26.3798||48%||1,383|
Curious what studying Forensic Nursing gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||5,770||$109,670||118.6%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||470||$73,900||-57.3%|
|Forensic Science Technicians +||140||$54,880||-54.8%|
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