Utah contains four schools that offer EMT programs. Weber State University, the highest-ranking EMT school in UT, has a total student population of 23,001 and is the 3372nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 EMT schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Valley University comes out as the most expensive ($12,546/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
EMT students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,710 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,180. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $30,800/yr and there are 1,860 employed.
Also, within the EMT schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from EMT, 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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