With an overall population of 951,270 and a student population of 65,306, approximately 20,770 of Detroit students attend one of Detroit's schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Detroit, by student population, is Wayne County Community College District. In 2010, Wayne County Community College District graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in fire science.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Detroit in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,882 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,680 for fire science related books and supplies every year.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Detroit, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 fire science professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Detroit area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Detroit will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Detroit, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,500 per year. This is lower than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.