Forth Worth, TX has eleven EMS schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant, the highest ranked school in this group with an EMS program, has a total student population of 72. It is the 1403rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
EMS students from Forth Worth 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 $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for EMS students, with North Central Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $4,633/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Forth Worth|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||11.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||17.7 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||25.0 miles|