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Forensic Nursing Schools in Colorado

There are 27 schools in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing programs. In 2010, 2,719 students graduated with degrees from Colorado forensic nursing schools. 1,281 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 776 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,445 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. More specifically, 410 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 776 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,281 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 227 with a degree at the master's level, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

27 forensic nursing schools are located in this state. And of these, seven schools are private, while 20 schools are public. While private forensic nursing school tuition varies from $10,120 to $30,598, tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $4,093 to $7,214.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $10,697. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,093 each year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, while the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $30,598 every year, is at Regis University.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,445 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. More specifically, 410 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 776 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,281 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 227 with a degree at the master's level, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 244
  • Certificate 2007: 159
  • Certificate 2008: 138
  • Certificate 2009: 144
  • Certificate 2010: 410
  • Associate 2006: 788
  • Associate 2007: 706
  • Associate 2008: 759
  • Associate 2009: 895
  • Associate 2010: 776
  • Bachelor 2006: 987
  • Bachelor 2007: 1012
  • Bachelor 2008: 1019
  • Bachelor 2009: 1184
  • Bachelor 2010: 1281
  • Master 2006: 218
  • Master 2007: 214
  • Master 2008: 233
  • Master 2009: 268
  • Master 2010: 227
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 22
  • Doctorate 2008: 23
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 25

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 43 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, 41.9% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48690
  • 25th Percentile: 55670
  • Median: 66170
  • 75th Percentile: 77760
  • 90th Percentile: 89700

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28280
  • 25th Percentile: 35920
  • Median: 56250
  • 75th Percentile: 82840
  • 90th Percentile: 104950

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58560
  • Median Salary 2007: 61750
  • Median Salary 2008: 63980
  • Median Salary 2009: 66010
  • Median Salary 2010: 66170
  • Total Employed 2006: 34520
  • Total Employed 2007: 36850
  • Total Employed 2008: 39440
  • Total Employed 2009: 41750
  • Total Employed 2010: 41960

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42110
  • Median Salary 2007: 46460
  • Median Salary 2008: 45970
  • Median Salary 2009: 44670
  • Median Salary 2010: 56250
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Colorado vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Colorado vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.562% (42350)

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1. Lamar Community College

2401 S Main St
Lamar, CO 81052-3999
(719) 336-2248

Lamar Community College offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students and one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level. 1,051 students seek degrees in 17 Lamar Community College programs, overall.

2. Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598
(970) 675-2261

Colorado Northwestern Community College offers one forensic nursing program and this college, which is very close to Rangely, Colorado, is in a rural area. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing programs.

3. Northeastern Junior College

100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751-2944
(970) 521-6600

Northeastern Junior College offers one program in forensic nursing and it is in town of Sterling, Colorado. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing programs.

4. Platt College - Aurora

3100 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO 80014-3141
(303) 369-5151

Platt College-Aurora is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. Platt is a for-profit 4-year institution.

5. The University of Phoenix - Colorado

10004 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5453
(303) 755-9090

The University of Phoenix-Colorado is located in Lone Tree, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and UOPX offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

6. Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect St
Trinidad, CO 81082
(719) 846-5011

Trinidad State Junior College offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students and one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in forensic nursing.

7. National American University - Denver

1325 S. Colorado Boulevard- Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222-3308
(303) 876-7100

National American University-Denver is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown and NAU offers one forensic nursing program. 449 students pursue degrees in 21 National American University-Denver programs, overall.

8. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College offers one forensic nursing program and Adams State is in Alamosa, CO. Overall, 3,237 students seek degrees in 23 ASC programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing programs.

9. Morgan Community College

920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3100

Morgan Community College offers one forensic nursing program and this college, which is very close to Fort Morgan, Colorado, is located in a rural area. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

10. Colorado State University - Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Colorado State University-Pueblo is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing by this school and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

11. The Denver School of Nursing

1401 19th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 292-0015

The Denver School of Nursing offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, it offers students one associate's level forensic nursing degree and one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level. This school is near the center of the city. 430 students pursue degrees in two DSN programs, overall.

12. Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Pueblo Community College is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one forensic nursing program. 7,943 students pursue degrees in 59 Pueblo Community College programs, overall.

13. Otero Junior College

1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 384-6831

Otero Junior College offers one forensic nursing program and it is in La Junta, CO. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

14. Colorado Christian University

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 963-3000

Colorado Christian University offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in forensic nursing to students and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. It is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. Overall, 2,733 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at this school. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing programs.

15. Colorado Mountain College

831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
(800) 621-8559

Colorado Mountain College is in Glenwood Springs, CO and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. This school is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing.

16. Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366x2111

Regis University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Denver, CO. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. Of those, it offers one forensic nursing certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Colorado.

17. Aims Community College

5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80632
(970) 330-8008

Aims Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO and it offers one forensic nursing program. 5,340 students pursue degrees in 46 Aims Community College programs, overall. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

18. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver offers one program in forensic nursing and Metro State is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This big university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in forensic nursing.

19. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

4435 N Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812
(719) 598-0200

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, CTU offers students one associate's level degree in forensic nursing and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. 2,947 students pursue degrees in 32 programs at this school, overall.

20. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver offers one program in forensic nursing and it is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

21. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. UCD offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level by it and one forensic nursing degree at the doctorate level. CU Denver is a public, 4-year, research institution. UCD is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing.

22. Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
(303) 797-4222

Arapahoe Community College is in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. It offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, this college offers one forensic nursing certificate to students and one associate's level degree in forensic nursing. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in forensic nursing.

23. Mesa State College

1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Mesa State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Junction, CO. CMU offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one associate's level forensic nursing degree by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing.

24. Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Pikes Peak Community College is in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by this public college and one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing. 15,299 students pursue degrees in 74 Pikes Peak Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing.

25. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by this university and one forensic nursing degree at the doctorate level. UNC, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

26. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 20,092 students seek degrees in 54 Front Range Community College programs.

27. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-3000

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, it offers students one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing, and one forensic nursing degree at the doctorate level. UCCS is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Colorado.

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