Utah contains five schools that offer paramedic programs. Snow College, the highest-ranking paramedic school in UT, has a total student population of 4,368 and is the 3078th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 paramedic schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Valley University comes out as the most expensive ($12,546/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
Paramedic students from Utah 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 Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from paramedic, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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