Nevada contains two schools that offer paramedic programs. Truckee Meadows Community College, the highest-ranking paramedic school in NV, has a total student population of 12,942 and is the 5347th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 paramedic schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Truckee Meadows Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,896/yr.
Paramedic students from Nevada 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.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from paramedic, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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