Forensic Nursing Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 28 accredited schools where forensic nursing classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing training in Colorado, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing
  • PhD degree in Forensic Nursing


Schools

  1. Adams State College

    208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81102

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  2. Aims Community College

    5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, Colorado 80632

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  3. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002

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  4. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  5. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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  6. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  7. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

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  8. Colorado Northwestern Community College

    500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598

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  9. Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs

    4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907-3812

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  10. Community College of Denver

    1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado 80204-2026

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  11. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  12. Lamar Community College

    2401 S Main St, Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999

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  13. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  14. Metropolitan State College of Denver

    Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

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  15. Morgan Community College

    920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701

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  16. National American University-Denver

    1325 S. Colorado Boulevard, Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80222-3308

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  17. Northeastern Junior College

    100 College Avenue, Sterling, Colorado 80751-2944

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  18. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

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  19. Otero Junior College

    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050

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  20. Pikes Peak Community College

    5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498

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  21. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  22. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  23. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  24. Trinidad State Junior College

    600 Prospect St, Trinidad, Colorado 81082

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  25. Platt College in Aurora

    3100 S Parker Rd, Aurora, Colorado 80014-3141

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  26. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  27. Colorado Technical University Online

    4435 N Chestnut, Suite E, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907

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  28. Denver School of Nursing

    1401 19th St, Denver, Colorado 80202

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Colorado 3,660
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Colorado

4,280 3,950 4,020 3,770 3,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, forensic nursing is a shrinking field. There were 620 less forensic nursing professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic nursing professionals has shrunk by 14%. This decline is faster than the national trend for forensic nursing professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of forensic nursing professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$95,720 $73,180 $77,915 $85,885 $88,975
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Colorado, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are decreasing. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $95,720 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $88,975 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$42,525
25th percentile
$57,405
50th percentile
$77,690
75th percentile
$104,035
90th percentile
$138,345

This represents a decline in salaries of 8%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 225%

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Colorado

BSN
$67,280
Forensic Nursing
$88,975
Forensic Science
$56,680

Forensic nursing professionals in Colorado earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
18
bachelor
14
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
5
Total43

Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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