Forensic Nursing Schools In Virginia

Virginia has 49 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 Virginia, which encompasses 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. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  2. Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013

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  3. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  4. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  5. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  6. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

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  7. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  8. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  9. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  10. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  11. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  12. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  13. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  14. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  15. Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing

    1901 Tate Springs Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

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  16. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  17. Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions

    142 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  18. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  19. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  20. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  21. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  22. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  23. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  24. Paul D Camp Community College

    100 N College Dr, Franklin, Virginia 23851

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  25. Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools

    737 South Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Virginia 23803-5133

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  26. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  27. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  28. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  29. Fortis College in Norfolk

    6300 Center Dr Bldg 22, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-4101

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  30. Riverside School of Health Careers

    316 Main St., Newport News, Virginia 23601

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  31. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  32. Southside Virginia Community College

    109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821

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  33. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  34. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  35. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  36. The University of Virginia's College at Wise

    1 College Avenue, Wise, Virginia 24293-4400

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  37. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  38. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  39. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

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  40. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

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  41. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  42. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  43. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  44. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

    863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-3701

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  45. Fortis College in Richmond

    2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A, Richmond, Virginia 23230

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  46. Career Training Solutions

    100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 123, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406

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  47. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  48. South University_??_??_Richmond

    2151 Old Brick Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

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  49. South University_??_??_Virginia Beach

    301 Bendix Rd Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

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Cities

  1. Forensic Nursing Schools in Norfolk, VA5 Schools
  2. Forensic Nursing Schools in Richmond, VA3 Schools
  3. Forensic Nursing Schools in Lynchburg, VA3 Schools
  4. Forensic Nursing Schools in Hampton, VA2 Schools
  5. Forensic Nursing Schools in Petersburg, VA2 Schools
  6. Forensic Nursing Schools in Roanoke, VA2 Schools
  7. Forensic Nursing Schools in Harrisonburg, VA2 Schools
  8. Forensic Nursing Schools in Charlottesville, VA2 Schools
  9. Forensic Nursing Schools in Virginia Beach, VA2 Schools
  10. Forensic Nursing Schools in Danville, VA2 Schools
  11. Forensic Nursing Schools in Richlands, VA1 Schools
  12. Forensic Nursing Schools in Reston, VA1 Schools
  13. Forensic Nursing Schools in Annandale, VA1 Schools
  14. Forensic Nursing Schools in Alberta, VA1 Schools
  15. Forensic Nursing Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  16. Forensic Nursing Schools in Chester, VA1 Schools
  17. Forensic Nursing Schools in Arlington, VA1 Schools
  18. Forensic Nursing Schools in Fredericksburg, VA1 Schools
  19. Forensic Nursing Schools in Dublin, VA1 Schools
  20. Forensic Nursing Schools in Winchester, VA1 Schools
  21. Forensic Nursing Schools in Martinsville, VA1 Schools
  22. Forensic Nursing Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  23. Forensic Nursing Schools in Radford, VA1 Schools
  24. Forensic Nursing Schools in Middletown, VA1 Schools
  25. Forensic Nursing Schools in Abingdon, VA1 Schools
  26. Forensic Nursing Schools in Big Stone Gap, VA1 Schools
  27. Forensic Nursing Schools in Wise, VA1 Schools
  28. Forensic Nursing Schools in Glen Allen, VA1 Schools
  29. Forensic Nursing Schools in Wytheville, VA1 Schools
  30. Forensic Nursing Schools in Clifton Forge, VA1 Schools
  31. Forensic Nursing Schools in Weyers Cave, VA1 Schools
  32. Forensic Nursing Schools in Franklin, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Virginia 6,150
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Virginia

4,660 4,730 4,890 5,410 6,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, forensic nursing is a growing field. In Virginia, 1,490 more forensic nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 32% growth in the field. This growth 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 Virginia

$101,875 $94,995 $82,075 $83,915 $87,255
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are decreasing. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $101,875 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,255 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$50,880
25th percentile
$62,530
50th percentile
$80,480
75th percentile
$104,515
90th percentile
$132,805

Thus, there was a 17% decline in forensic nursing professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 161% 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 Virginia.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Virginia

BSN
$65,020
Forensic Nursing
$87,255
Forensic Science
$69,860

In Virginia, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
29
bachelor
19
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
5
Total61

48% of these graduates received a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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