Auburn University, AL has six fire schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Griffin Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a fire program, has a total student population of 5,185. It is the 4299th highest ranked school in the USA and the 98th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Fire students from Auburn University schools who go on to become firemen, police officers, firewomen, firefighters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 305,500 people working as fire fighters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,270. 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.
Of the 6 fire schools with a 100-mile radius of Auburn University, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Central Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($10,009/yr) for fire students, with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,438/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Auburn University|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||36.0 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||93.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||94.4 miles|