Notre Dame, IN has twenty EMS schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of DuPage, the highest ranked school in this group with an EMS program, has a total student population of 27,083. It is the 5023rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 188th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
EMS students from Notre Dame 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.
Of the 20 EMS schools with a 100-mile radius of Notre Dame, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast comes out as the most expensive ($12,408/yr) for EMS students, with Triton College as the lowest, reported at only $2,479/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Notre Dame|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||2.2 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||33.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||54.5 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||66.3 miles|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||66.9 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||70.9 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||72.1 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||73.4 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||74.4 miles|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||76.8 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||78.0 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||80.4 miles|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||80.9 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||81.1 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||82.2 miles|