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Forensic Nursing Schools in Connecticut

There are 19 Connecticut schools offering forensic nursing programs. 1,321 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut forensic nursing schools in 2010. 670 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 532 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,287 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in Connecticut, on average, each year. Of those, 87 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 532 with an associate's level degree, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 30 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

19 forensic nursing schools are in Connecticut. And of these, while nine schools are private, ten schools are public. Public forensic nursing school tuition varies from $7,861 to $10,416, while tuition at a private forensic nursing school varies from $18,500 to $39,040.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $22,518. The highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $39,040 every year, is at Fairfield University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 every year, is at Southern Connecticut State University.

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

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

1,287 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in Connecticut, on average, each year. Of those, 87 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 532 with an associate's level degree, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 30 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 80
  • Certificate 2007: 91
  • Certificate 2008: 106
  • Certificate 2009: 105
  • Certificate 2010: 87
  • Associate 2006: 510
  • Associate 2007: 554
  • Associate 2008: 541
  • Associate 2009: 571
  • Associate 2010: 532
  • Bachelor 2006: 544
  • Bachelor 2007: 593
  • Bachelor 2008: 577
  • Bachelor 2009: 632
  • Bachelor 2010: 670
  • Master 2006: 22
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 30
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 26 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, approximately 38.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53200
  • 25th Percentile: 62380
  • Median: 72170
  • 75th Percentile: 84870
  • 90th Percentile: 95020

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27910
  • 25th Percentile: 34070
  • Median: 53200
  • 75th Percentile: 87230
  • 90th Percentile: 102090

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63490
  • Median Salary 2007: 66470
  • Median Salary 2008: 68880
  • Median Salary 2009: 71000
  • Median Salary 2010: 72170
  • Total Employed 2006: 34710
  • Total Employed 2007: 34690
  • Total Employed 2008: 35370
  • Total Employed 2009: 35790
  • Total Employed 2010: 35310

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69390
  • Median Salary 2007: 69260
  • Median Salary 2008: 74720
  • Median Salary 2009: 59400
  • Median Salary 2010: 53200
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Connecticut vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Connecticut vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.318% (35720)

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1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1965. It is located in Winsted, CT. It offers subjects including science and law enforcement. It offers students 18 certificates and 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 1,832 students sought degrees from the 28 programs at this college. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

2. St Vincent's College

2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

St Vincent's College, which is near the center of the city, is in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 585 students seek degrees in ten St Vincent's College programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Connecticut.

3. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT. Overall, 6,197 students pursue degrees in 31 Housatonic Community College programs. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

4. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, it offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students and one associate's level degree in forensic nursing. This mid-sized college, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Hartford, CT. Overall, 4,518 students seek degrees in 50 Capital Community College programs. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

5. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College, which is 2.0 miles from the center of the city, is in East Hartford, CT. Goodwin offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level by it and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing.

6. The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

200 Mill Hill Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6610
(203) 384-3205

The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 151 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

7. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven and YU offers one forensic nursing program. 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 programs at Yale, overall. Yale is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing programs.

8. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Danbury, CT and WestConn offers one program in forensic nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing programs.

9. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT and this university offers one forensic nursing program. This university is a 4-year research institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in forensic nursing.

10. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing programs.

11. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by SJC and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This school, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

12. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is in Storrs, CT. This university offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in forensic nursing by this public university and one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

13. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in forensic nursing.

14. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

15. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in forensic nursing.

16. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, this medium-sized school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Connecticut.

17. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Norwich, CT and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

18. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and CCSU offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, CCSU is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.

19. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is in a rural area and Quinnipiac offers one program in forensic nursing. 8,166 students pursue degrees in 74 Quinnipiac University programs, overall. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

20. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, Southern offers one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing to students and one master's level forensic nursing degree. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. In terms of programs, SCSU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering forensic nursing.