New Hampshire contains two schools that offer public safety programs. Keene State College, the highest-ranking public safety school in NH, has a total student population of 5,356 and is the 350th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public safety schools in New Hampshire, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New England College comes out as the most expensive ($25,316/yr), with Keene State College as the lowest recorded at only $14,346/yr.
Public Safety students from New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire alone, there are 1,390 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $34,920. Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in this state earn $36,200/yr and there are 880 employed.
Also, within the public safety schools in New Hampshire, the average student population is 1,667 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Aside from public safety, there are 1118 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,808 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,614, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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