Virginia contains 23 schools that offer emergency management programs. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranking emergency management school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 emergency management schools in Virginia, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shenandoah University comes out as the most expensive ($26,157/yr), with Thomas Nelson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,617/yr.
Emergency Management students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 43,850 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $93,740. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $72,710/yr and there are 540 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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