Nevada contains two schools that offer EMT programs. Truckee Meadows Community College, the highest-ranking EMT school in NV, has a total student population of 12,942 and is the 5347th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 EMT schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Truckee Meadows Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,896/yr.
EMT students from Nevada schools who go on to become emergency medical technicians, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical service workers, 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 clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 740 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,720. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $36,470/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Also, within the EMT schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from EMT, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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