District Of Columbia contains four schools that offer public safety programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking public safety school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 public safety schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with Trinity Washington University as the lowest recorded at only $16,712/yr.
Public Safety students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 890 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $40,730. Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in this state earn $40,760/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the public safety schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from public safety, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.