Idaho contains three schools that offer paramedic programs. Brigham Young University-Idaho, the highest-ranking paramedic school in ID, has a total student population of 14,944 and is the 1671st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 paramedic schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Idaho State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,421/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Paramedic students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $23,930. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $38,380/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from paramedic, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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