Ohio contains 61 schools that offer homeland security programs. Muskingum College, the highest-ranking homeland security school in OH, has a total student population of 2,207 and is the 429th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 61 homeland security schools in Ohio, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr), with Jefferson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,111/yr.
Homeland Security students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 4,320 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $36,540. Security guards in this state earn $25,370/yr and there are 30,650 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from homeland security, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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