South Dakota contains nine schools that offer emergency management programs. University of South Dakota, the highest-ranking emergency management school in SD, has a total student population of 9,617 and is the 286th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 emergency management schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Sioux Falls comes out as the most expensive ($19,361/yr), with Oglala Lakota College as the lowest recorded at only $4,871/yr.
Emergency Management students from South Dakota 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 South Dakota alone, there are 1,620 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $64,150. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $37,060/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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