West Virginia contains ten schools that offer emergency management programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking emergency management school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 emergency management schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Public University System comes out as the most expensive ($10,370/yr), with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,610/yr.
Emergency Management students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 850 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $73,350. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $40,470/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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