Rhode Island contains nine schools that offer EMS programs. Medical Professional Institute, the highest-ranking EMS school in RI, has a total student population of 121 and is the 1394th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 EMS schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Springfield College comes out as the most expensive ($25,723/yr), with Northern Essex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,511/yr.
EMS students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 520 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $56,230. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $33,440/yr and there are 680 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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