Washington contains fifteen schools that offer emergency management programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking emergency management school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 emergency management schools in Washington, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Olympic College as the lowest recorded at only $6,884/yr.
Emergency Management students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 11,750 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $81,810. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $61,180/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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