Mississippi contains six schools that offer EMS programs. East Central Community College, the highest-ranking EMS school in MS, has a total student population of 2,639 and is the 3955th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 EMS schools in Mississippi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Holmes Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,974/yr), with Itawamba Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,688/yr.
EMS students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 1,890 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,800. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $26,210/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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