Louisiana contains three schools that offer fire science programs. Southern University at Shreveport, the highest-ranking fire science school in LA, has a total student population of 3,014 and is the 5225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 fire science schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,925/yr), with Louisiana State University-Eunice as the lowest recorded at only $5,827/yr.
Fire Science students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fire science, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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