Kansas contains nineteen schools that offer homeland security programs. Wright Career College, the highest-ranking homeland security school in KS, has a total student population of 1,336 and is the 2363rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 homeland security schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Wichita comes out as the most expensive ($23,045/yr), with Cloud County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,858/yr.
Homeland Security students from Kansas schools who go on to become homeland security specialists, police officers, security technicians, security officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,028,830 people working as security guards alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,430. Also, Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers make on average $36,470 per year and there are about 98,090 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 1,450 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $28,820. Security guards in this state earn $25,580/yr and there are 5,950 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from homeland security, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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