Delaware contains three schools that offer paramedic programs. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, the highest-ranking paramedic school in DE, has a total student population of 4,787 and is the 5384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 paramedic schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens comes out as the most expensive ($5,105/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Paramedic students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 140 employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $24,090. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $37,470/yr and there are 760 employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from paramedic, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Delaware Interesting Facts