Connecticut contains two schools that offer public safety programs. Trinity College, the highest-ranking public safety school in CT, has a total student population of 2,438 and is the 94th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public safety schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Haven comes out as the most expensive ($25,577/yr), with Trinity College as the lowest recorded at only $16,061/yr.
Public Safety students from Connecticut schools who go on to become public safety dispatchers, public safety officials, public safety managers, public safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,090 people working as police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,470. Also, Emergency medical technicians and paramedics make on average $33,020 per year and there are about 217,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 3,040 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $36,470. Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in this state earn $43,060/yr and there are 1,380 employed.
Also, within the public safety schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from public safety, 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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