Connecticut contains four schools that offer paramedic programs. Post University, the highest-ranking paramedic school in CT, has a total student population of 8,082 and is the 703rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 paramedic schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Post University comes out as the most expensive ($23,261/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Paramedic students from Connecticut schools who go on to become paramedics, EMTs, emergency medical service workers, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Ambulance drivers and attendants make on average $23,140 per year and there are about 19,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 220 employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $25,750. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $36,470/yr and there are 3,040 employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from paramedic, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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