Utah contains two schools that offer EMS programs. Davis Applied Technology College, the highest-ranking EMS school in UT, has a total student population of 4,194 and is the 3794th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 EMS schools in Utah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dixie State College of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($12,061/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
EMS students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,030 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $48,990. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $30,800/yr and there are 1,860 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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