Connecticut contains three schools that offer EMS programs. Goodwin College, the highest-ranking EMS school in CT, has a total student population of 2,083 and is the 5064th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 EMS schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Goodwin College comes out as the most expensive ($20,165/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
EMS students from Connecticut schools who go on to become emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 1,700 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $61,290. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $36,470/yr and there are 3,040 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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