New York contains five schools that offer public safety programs. Rochester Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking public safety school in NY, has a total student population of 15,445 and is the 137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 public safety schools in New York, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with SUNY at Albany as the lowest recorded at only $13,407/yr.
Public Safety students from New York 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 York alone, there are 13,580 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $38,830. Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in this state earn $39,940/yr and there are 5,370 employed.
Also, within the public safety schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from public safety, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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