Alabama contains four schools that offer fire science programs. John C Calhoun State Community College, the highest-ranking fire science school in AL, has a total student population of 11,212 and is the 5629th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fire science schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, John C Calhoun State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,310/yr), with Columbia Southern University as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Fire Science students from Alabama schools who go on to become fire scientists, firemen, firewomen, firefighters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the fire science schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fire science, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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