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Forensic Nursing Schools in Kansas

There are 32 schools in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs. 2,046 students graduated with degrees from Kansas forensic nursing schools in 2010. 1,131 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 762 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,880 students graduate from programs in Kansas in forensic nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. Of those, 136 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,131 with a degree at the associate's level, 762 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 17 with a degree at the master's level.

32 forensic nursing schools are in this state. And out of these, while 21 schools are public, 11 schools are private. While tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $3,942 to $8,733, private forensic nursing school tuition varies from $12,565 to $22,280.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $12,457. While the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $3,942 every year, is at Fort Hays State University, the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $22,280 every year, is at Baker University.

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

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

1,880 students graduate from programs in Kansas in forensic nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. Of those, 136 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,131 with a degree at the associate's level, 762 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 17 with a degree at the master's level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 147
  • Certificate 2008: 86
  • Certificate 2009: 99
  • Certificate 2010: 136
  • Associate 2006: 758
  • Associate 2007: 807
  • Associate 2008: 869
  • Associate 2009: 862
  • Associate 2010: 1131
  • Bachelor 2006: 435
  • Bachelor 2007: 629
  • Bachelor 2008: 740
  • Bachelor 2009: 814
  • Bachelor 2010: 762
  • Master 2006: 15
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 17

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 38 programs in forensic nursing. Of these programs, around 52.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 20
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39950
  • 25th Percentile: 45620
  • Median: 54130
  • 75th Percentile: 64840
  • 90th Percentile: 75030

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31320
  • 25th Percentile: 40100
  • Median: 49980
  • 75th Percentile: 77530
  • 90th Percentile: 100910

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47760
  • Median Salary 2007: 50610
  • Median Salary 2008: 52270
  • Median Salary 2009: 53070
  • Median Salary 2010: 54130
  • Total Employed 2006: 23590
  • Total Employed 2007: 24070
  • Total Employed 2008: 25020
  • Total Employed 2009: 26320
  • Total Employed 2010: 28070

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31700
  • Median Salary 2007: 36030
  • Median Salary 2008: 40390
  • Median Salary 2009: 43980
  • Median Salary 2010: 49980
  • Total Employed 2006: 990
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Kansas vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Kansas vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 1.047% (28380)

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1. National American University - Wichita

7309 E 21st St. N. Suite G40
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 681-3050

Founded in 2007, National American University-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. NAU, which is 5.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. NAU is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as bookkeeping and finance. It offers students one certificate, nine associates level degrees, and eight bachelors level degrees. 469 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010.

2. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College is in town of Chanute, Kansas and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 2,317 students pursue degrees in 31 Neosho County Community College programs.

3. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is located in Liberal, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

4. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers one forensic nursing program. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs.

5. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

The University of Saint Mary is located in Leavenworth, KS and it offers one forensic nursing program. Saint Mary is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

6. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University offers one forensic nursing program and it is in town of Baldwin City, Kansas. Overall, 3,661 students pursue degrees in 51 Baker University programs. Baker is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

7. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in forensic nursing.

8. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Cloud County Community College, which is very close to Concordia, Kansas, is in a rural area and this college offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 2,733 students seek degrees in 39 Cloud County Community College programs. In terms of programs, this community college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

9. Colby Community College

1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

Colby Community College offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

10. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 2,009 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this college. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

11. Pratt Community College

348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
(620) 672-5641

Pratt Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is in Pratt, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,664 students pursue degrees in 18 programs at this small college, overall.

12. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by it and one master's level forensic nursing degree. Overall, 11,883 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at FHSU. FHSU is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

13. National American University - Overland Park

10310 Mastin
Overland Park, KS 66212-5451
(913) 981-8700

National American University-Overland Park offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, NAU offers one associate's level forensic nursing degree to students and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. It is near the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

14. Highland Community College

606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035-4165
(785) 442-6000

Founded in 1858, Highland Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Highland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is the oldest the 15th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 22 certificates and 20 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,650 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as health information management and HVAC. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

15. Manhattan Area Technical College

3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, KS 66503-2499
(785) 587-2800x4100

Manhattan Area Technical College offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

16. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 6,262 students pursue degrees in 69 ESU programs. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

17. Fort Scott Community College

2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-2700

Fort Scott Community College offers one forensic nursing program and this college, which is very close to Fort Scott, Kansas, is in a rural area. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

18. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University is located in town of Salina, Kansas and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs.

19. North Central Kansas Technical College

Hwy 24
Beloit, KS 67420
(785) 738-2276

North Central Kansas Technical College, which is very close to Beloit, Kansas, is in a rural area and it offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

20. Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
(620) 327-4221

Hesston College offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs.

21. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is in town of Parsons, Kansas and it offers one forensic nursing program. 1,915 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this college, overall. This college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs.

22. Brown Mackie College - Salina

2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401-7307
(785) 825-5422

Brown Mackie College-Salina offers one program in forensic nursing.

23. Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

9705 Lenexa Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 768-1900x5022

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City offers one forensic nursing program and it is in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

24. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, MNU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This school is in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

25. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is in Winfield, KS and SC offers one forensic nursing program. 1,791 students seek degrees in 86 programs at SC, overall. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in forensic nursing.

26. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas offers one program in forensic nursing and KU, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. 28,697 students pursue degrees in 241 programs at this university, overall. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing programs.

27. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College, which is very close to El Dorado, Kansas, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in forensic nursing.

28. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a public 4-year institution. PSU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

29. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College, which is 5.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Overland Park, KS and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

30. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS and NU offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a 4-year institution. NU is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

31. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and this college, which is only a few miles from Great Bend, is in a rural setting. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Kansas.

32. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,807 students seek degrees in 75 programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

33. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, this school offers one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. Washburn, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Topeka, KS. 7,230 students seek degrees in 110 Washburn programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing.

34. Kansas City Kansas Community College

7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Kansas City Kansas Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

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