Nevada contains three schools that offer emergency management programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking emergency management school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 emergency management schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Emergency Management students from Nevada schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 3,270 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $80,820. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $65,850/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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