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Forensic Nursing Schools in Louisiana

There are 22 Louisiana schools offering forensic nursing programs. 2,535 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana forensic nursing schools in 2010. 1,476 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 917 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,329 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in forensic nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic nursing programs. Of those, 39 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 917 with an associate's level degree, 1,476 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 103 with a degree at the master's level.

22 forensic nursing schools are located in this Gulf Coast state. Of these, while seven schools are private, 15 schools are public. While tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $3,816 to $5,545, tuition at a private forensic nursing school varies from $8,139 to $31,754.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $7,861. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,816 each year, is at Louisiana State University-Alexandria, the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $31,754 each year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans.

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

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,329 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in forensic nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic nursing programs. Of those, 39 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 917 with an associate's level degree, 1,476 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 103 with a degree at the master's level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 37
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 39
  • Associate 2006: 725
  • Associate 2007: 1037
  • Associate 2008: 818
  • Associate 2009: 949
  • Associate 2010: 917
  • Bachelor 2006: 1054
  • Bachelor 2007: 1164
  • Bachelor 2008: 1222
  • Bachelor 2009: 1290
  • Bachelor 2010: 1476
  • Master 2006: 24
  • Master 2007: 47
  • Master 2008: 47
  • Master 2009: 69
  • Master 2010: 103

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of 31 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, 51.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 10
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42860
  • 25th Percentile: 49800
  • Median: 58700
  • 75th Percentile: 69780
  • 90th Percentile: 84060

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22320
  • 25th Percentile: 29510
  • Median: 35470
  • 75th Percentile: 50160
  • 90th Percentile: 73220

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50840
  • Median Salary 2007: 53390
  • Median Salary 2008: 56750
  • Median Salary 2009: 58250
  • Median Salary 2010: 58700
  • Total Employed 2006: 37940
  • Total Employed 2007: 39090
  • Total Employed 2008: 39610
  • Total Employed 2009: 39560
  • Total Employed 2010: 40780

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25090
  • Median Salary 2007: 22930
  • Median Salary 2008: 26135
  • Median Salary 2009: 29340
  • Median Salary 2010: 35470
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 2120

Louisiana vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Louisiana vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.583% (42900)

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1. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

310 St Charles St
Houma, LA 70360-2863
(985) 857-3655

L E Fletcher Technical Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1948. This school, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Houma, LA. It offers 17 certificates and 12 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,395 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this technical college. This school offers subjects such as paramedicine, business, and automotive technology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 2,699 students pursue degrees in 57 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans programs. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

3. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

The University of Louisiana-Monroe is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one forensic nursing program. 8,801 students seek degrees in 88 programs at this school, overall. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

4. Louisiana State University - Alexandria

8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672

Louisiana State University-Alexandria offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, LSU Alexandria offers students one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing. This school is in Alexandria, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,667 students seek degrees in 21 programs at LSUA, overall. In terms of programs, LSUA is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

5. The University of Phoenix - Louisiana

One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725
Metairie, LA 70001-2082
(504) 461-8852

The University of Phoenix-Louisiana, which is near the center of the city, is in Metairie, LA and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 2,269 students seek degrees in 31 University of Phoenix-Louisiana programs.

6. Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811

Grambling State University offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 4,994 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this school. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing programs.

7. Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing

3616 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 387-7623

Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 65 students seek degrees in one Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing program. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

8. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport, which is near Shreveport, is located in a rural area and it offers one forensic nursing program. 2,834 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing programs.

9. The Louisiana Delta Community College - Monroe

7500 Millhaven Road
Monroe, LA 71203-9006
(866) 500-5322

The Louisiana Delta Community College-Monroe is a public 2-year institution, founded in 2001. This college, which is just a few miles from Monroe, is located in a rural setting. It offers subjects such as education, liberal arts, and healthcare. Students are offered two certificates and seven degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 2,067 students pursued degrees from the seven programs at this public college. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this college. This community college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana.

10. Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 216-8000

Baton Rouge Community College is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one forensic nursing program. 8,331 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at this college, overall.

11. Louisiana State University - Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7311

Louisiana State University-Eunice offers one forensic nursing program and this college is in Eunice, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

12. Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4640

Dillard University offers one forensic nursing program and Dillard, which is near the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA. This school is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana.

13. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University offers one forensic nursing program and it is in Ruston, LA. Tech is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. In terms of programs, LA Tech is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

14. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. NSU offers three forensic nursing programs. Out of those, NSU offers one associate's level forensic nursing degree to students, one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. 9,244 students seek degrees in 74 NSU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

15. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by UL Lafayette and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

16. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one forensic nursing program. 6,897 students seek degrees in 85 programs at this university, overall. This public university is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing programs.

17. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399
(504) 394-7744

Our Lady of Holy Cross College, which is near the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a 4-year institution. OLHCC is the tenth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

18. Louisiana College

1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359
(318) 487-7011

Louisiana College is in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana and this school offers one forensic nursing program. This school is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana. LC is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

19. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in forensic nursing.

20. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans offers one program in forensic nursing and this school is near the heart of downtown. Loyola is a 4-year institution. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

21. McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

McNeese State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lake Charles, LA. It offers three forensic nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in forensic nursing by McNeese, one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. Overall, 8,935 students pursue degrees in 80 programs at McNeese. In terms of programs, McNeese is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

22. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Thibodaux, LA. This school offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one associate's level forensic nursing degree to students and one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. Nicholls is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

23. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, this specialized school offers students one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level and one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution.

24. Southeastern Louisiana University

548 Western Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, students are offered one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level by it and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This school is located in Hammond, LA. Southeastern is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic nursing.

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