Kentucky contains eleven schools that offer homeland security programs. Midway College, the highest-ranking homeland security school in KY, has a total student population of 1,392 and is the 327th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 homeland security schools in Kentucky, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Owensboro Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,118/yr), with Bluegrass Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,933/yr.
Homeland Security students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,610 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $28,280. Security guards in this state earn $23,840/yr and there are 11,210 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from homeland security, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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