Alcorn State, MS has two public safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern University and A & M College, the highest ranked school in this group with a public safety program, has a total student population of 7,619. It is the 3047th highest ranked school in the USA and the 50th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Public Safety students from Alcorn State 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.
Of the 2 public safety schools with a 100-mile radius of Alcorn State, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern University and A & M College comes out as the most expensive ($7,298/yr) for public safety students, with Southwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,296/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alcorn State|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||98.8 miles|