With an overall population of 77,906 and a student population of 35,548, approximately 5,808 of Tuscaloosa students attend one of Tuscaloosa's schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Tuscaloosa, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Shelton State Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Shelton State Community College.
If you decide to attend a fire science school in Tuscaloosa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,700.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for fire science related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Tuscaloosa after graduating from fire science school, you should know that job prospects for fire science professionals in Tuscaloosa, which is the most popular fire science profession, are average. In 2010, there were 670 fire science professionals in Alabama. Of these fire science professionals, 40 were working in the greater Tuscaloosa area. The number of fire science professionals in Tuscaloosa is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Tuscaloosa is $54,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.