Wisconsin contains 22 schools that offer homeland security programs. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, the highest-ranking homeland security school in WI, has a total student population of 3,421 and is the 2432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 homeland security schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Madison comes out as the most expensive ($22,571/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Homeland Security students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 1,470 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $39,530. Security guards in this state earn $25,470/yr and there are 11,370 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from homeland security, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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