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Forensic Nursing Schools in Iowa

There are 33 Iowa schools offering forensic nursing programs. In 2010, 2,427 students graduated from programs at Iowa forensic nursing schools. 1,387 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 929 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,474 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing each year. This accounts for 1% of forensic nursing students who US schools graduate. Of those, 94 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,387 with a degree at the associate's level, 929 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a master's level degree.

33 forensic nursing schools are in this state. Out of these, 16 schools are private, while 17 schools are public. While tuition at a private forensic nursing school varies from $13,530 to $33,480, tuition at a public forensic nursing school is $7,417.

Average tuition for forensic nursing programs is $19,893. The lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $7,417 every year, is at the University of Iowa, while the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $33,480 each year, is at Luther College.

Schools in this midwestern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for forensic nursing students.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,474 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing each year. This accounts for 1% of forensic nursing students who US schools graduate. Of those, 94 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,387 with a degree at the associate's level, 929 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 62
  • Certificate 2007: 101
  • Certificate 2008: 99
  • Certificate 2009: 113
  • Certificate 2010: 94
  • Associate 2006: 1321
  • Associate 2007: 1353
  • Associate 2008: 1339
  • Associate 2009: 1259
  • Associate 2010: 1387
  • Bachelor 2006: 747
  • Bachelor 2007: 812
  • Bachelor 2008: 987
  • Bachelor 2009: 954
  • Bachelor 2010: 929
  • Master 2006: 50
  • Master 2007: 73
  • Master 2008: 96
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 17

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 44 programs in forensic nursing. Of these programs, 40.9% 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 Iowa

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36480
  • 25th Percentile: 42490
  • Median: 50060
  • 75th Percentile: 59390
  • 90th Percentile: 70080

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16640
  • 25th Percentile: 18770
  • Median: 31880
  • 75th Percentile: 53490
  • 90th Percentile: 75080

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46010
  • Median Salary 2007: 47920
  • Median Salary 2008: 49320
  • Median Salary 2009: 50220
  • Median Salary 2010: 50060
  • Total Employed 2006: 31040
  • Total Employed 2007: 29550
  • Total Employed 2008: 30170
  • Total Employed 2009: 30750
  • Total Employed 2010: 32090

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29740
  • Median Salary 2007: 30150
  • Median Salary 2008: 31880
  • Median Salary 2009: 34580
  • Median Salary 2010: 31880
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Iowa vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Iowa vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.209% (32760)

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1. Graceland University - Lamoni

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000

Graceland University-Lamoni, which is very close to Lamoni, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 2,267 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at this school. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing.

2. The Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 Sixth Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
(515) 643-3180

The Mercy College of Health Sciences, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing by this school and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Allen College

1990 Heath St
Waterloo, IA 50703-1999
(319) 226-2000

Allen College, which is very close to Waterloo, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, this specialized school offers one forensic nursing certificate to students, one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. 477 students seek degrees in 23 Allen College programs, overall.

4. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Ellsworth Community College offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by it and one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level. It is located in town of Iowa Falls, Iowa. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

5. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College is in town of Ottumwa, Iowa. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, this college offers students one forensic nursing certificate and one associate's level forensic nursing degree. 5,520 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this mid-sized college, overall. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing.

6. Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321

Briar Cliff University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, it offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. 1,157 students pursue degrees in 50 Briar Cliff University programs, overall.

7. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College is located in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing.

8. Marshalltown Community College

3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-7106

Marshalltown Community College, which is very close to Marshalltown, Iowa, is in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in forensic nursing by it and one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in forensic nursing.

9. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, which is very close to Calmar, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

10. St Luke's College

2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104-0263
(712) 279-3149

St Luke's College, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 190 students pursue degrees in four St Luke's College programs, overall.

11. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College is located in West Burlington, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

12. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

Grand View University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

13. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College offers one program in forensic nursing and this school is located in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Overall, 771 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at IWC.

14. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA and this college offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in forensic nursing.

15. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College, which is very close to Sheldon, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

16. Coe College

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8000

Coe College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 1,357 students pursue degrees in 39 programs at this school, overall. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in forensic nursing.

17. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Saint Ambrose University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, St. Ambrose offers one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level forensic nursing degree. St. Ambrose, which is near the center of the city, is located in Davenport, IA. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing.

18. Luther College

700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101-1045
(563) 387-2000

Luther College is located in Decorah, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Luther offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing programs.

19. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is located in the center of Davenport and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 9,365 students seek degrees in 73 Eastern Iowa Community College District programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Iowa.

20. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College, which is only a few miles from Waterloo, is in a rural setting and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing programs.

21. Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
(712) 274-5000

Morningside College, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. 1,991 students seek degrees in 50 Morningside College programs, overall.

22. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is in a rural setting and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 1,753 students seek degrees in 24 programs at this college.

23. Clarke University

1550 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001-3198
(563) 588-6300

Clarke University, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Dubuque, IA. It offers three forensic nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by this small school, one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree, and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. 1,255 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at Clarke, overall. Clarke is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing programs.

24. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University, which is very close to Fayette, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one forensic nursing program. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing programs.

25. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

26. Northwestern College

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 707-7000

Northwestern College, which is very close to Orange City, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,243 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this school.

27. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University, which is near the center of the city, is in Cedar Rapids, IA and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. 1,643 students pursue degrees in 46 Mount Mercy programs, overall.

28. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa is in the center of Iowa City and UI offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 29,518 students seek degrees in 413 UI programs.

29. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College offers one forensic nursing program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Council Bluffs, IA. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

30. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is in town of Estherville, Iowa. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

31. Dordt College

498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250-1697
(712) 722-6000

Dordt College is located in town of Sioux Center, Iowa and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Iowa.

32. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in forensic nursing.

33. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. 6,204 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this college, overall. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering forensic nursing.

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