Ohio contains five schools that offer public safety programs. Union Institute & University, the highest-ranking public safety school in OH, has a total student population of 1,523 and is the 3715th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 public safety schools in Ohio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union Institute & University comes out as the most expensive ($19,244/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Public Safety students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 8,770 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $27,980. Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in this state earn $36,540/yr and there are 4,320 employed.
Also, within the public safety schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from public safety, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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