South Lake Tahoe, CA has five safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Western Career College-Citrus Heights, the highest ranked school in this group with a safety program, has a total student population of 815. It is the 1496th highest ranked school in the USA and the 130th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Safety students from South Lake Tahoe schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 5 safety schools with a 100-mile radius of South Lake Tahoe, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Citrus Heights comes out as the most expensive ($24,732/yr) for safety students, with Western Nevada College as the lowest, reported at only $7,866/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from South Lake Tahoe|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||19.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||74.6 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.3 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||89.1 miles|