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Forensic Nursing Schools in Delaware

There are six schools in the state of Delaware offering forensic nursing programs. 480 students graduated with degrees from Delaware forensic nursing schools in 2010. 247 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 186 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 496 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing each year. Specifically, 21 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 247 with an associate's level degree, 186 with a bachelor's level degree, and 26 with a master's level degree.

Six forensic nursing schools are located in this state. Of these, five schools are public, while one school is private. Tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $6,731 to $10,208.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $8,863. The highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $10,208 every year, is at the University of Delaware, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Delaware State University.

Forensic nursing schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

On average, 496 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing each year. Specifically, 21 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 247 with an associate's level degree, 186 with a bachelor's level degree, and 26 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 102
  • Certificate 2007: 121
  • Certificate 2008: 24
  • Certificate 2009: 15
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 195
  • Associate 2007: 227
  • Associate 2008: 273
  • Associate 2009: 274
  • Associate 2010: 247
  • Bachelor 2006: 212
  • Bachelor 2007: 186
  • Bachelor 2008: 195
  • Bachelor 2009: 206
  • Bachelor 2010: 186
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 26

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Delaware

Delaware schools offer a total of seven forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, around 42.9% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Delaware

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52180
  • 25th Percentile: 61070
  • Median: 69730
  • 75th Percentile: 79970
  • 90th Percentile: 91360

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33410
  • 25th Percentile: 40480
  • Median: 56480
  • 75th Percentile: 90520
  • 90th Percentile: 107010

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60650
  • Median Salary 2007: 64140
  • Median Salary 2008: 67460
  • Median Salary 2009: 69570
  • Median Salary 2010: 69730
  • Total Employed 2006: 7830
  • Total Employed 2007: 8420
  • Total Employed 2008: 9060
  • Total Employed 2009: 10220
  • Total Employed 2010: 9900

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29860
  • Median Salary 2007: 31390
  • Median Salary 2008: 34830
  • Median Salary 2009: 50050
  • Median Salary 2010: 56480
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Delaware vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Delaware vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Delaware: 0.367% (9950)

Forensic Nursing Schools in Delaware

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1. Wesley College

120 N State St
Dover, DE 19901-3875
(302) 736-2300

Wesley College is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Dover. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Delaware. Students are offered three certificates, five associates level degrees, 23 bachelors level degrees, and six masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 2,096 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at Wesley. It offers subjects including forensic nursing, political science, and allied health. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

2. The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing

424 Savannah Rd
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-3251

The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing is located in Lewes, DE and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering forensic nursing programs.

3. Delaware State University

1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6060

Delaware State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dover, DE and it offers one forensic nursing program. This university is one of 2 research universities in Delaware. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in forensic nursing.

4. The University of Delaware

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2000

The University of Delaware is located in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware. UD offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, this public university offers students one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This university is one of 2 research universities in Delaware. UD is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering forensic nursing programs.

5. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Owens

Route 18- Seashore Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5400

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens is located in Georgetown, DE and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is the only community college in Delaware. In terms of programs, this college is the third biggest institution in the state of Delaware offering forensic nursing.

6. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Stanton-Wilmington

400 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-3900

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington is in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware and it offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the third oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in forensic nursing.

7. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Terry

100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-1000

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dover, DE and it offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in forensic nursing.