Forensic Nursing Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 5 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the state of Rhode Island, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


  1. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. St Joseph School of Nursing in Providence

    200 High Service Ave, North Providence, Rhode Island 02904

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Rhode Island 1,530
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Rhode Island

1,500 1,370 1,270 1,340 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Nursing is a growing field in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, 30 more forensic nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This is slower than the trend for forensic nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$76,670 $48,160 $75,090 $82,275 $88,265
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic nursing professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $76,670 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $88,265 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 143% pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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