There are 2 fire science schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln has a total population of 225,581 and a student population of 42,081. Of these students, 35,656 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Lincoln, by student population, is Southeast Community College Area. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Southeast Community College Area.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Lincoln in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lincoln's fire science schools was $14,111 per year for instate students and $19,868 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,095 for fire science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,589 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based fire science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,522.
After graduating with your credentials in fire science, if you decide to work as a fire science professional in Lincoln, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 430 fire science professionals in Nebraska. Of these fire science professionals, 60 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of fire science professionals in Lincoln is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Lincoln, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,510 per year. This is the same as the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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