Lewiston has a general population of 30,904 and an overall student population of 4,292. Approximately 4,200 of Lewiston's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 1 students from its fire science program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a fire science degree in Lewiston. Tuition in 2009 at Lewiston's fire science schools was $17,886 per year for instate students and $26,076 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for fire science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based fire science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
After graduating with your credentials in fire science, if you decide to work as a fire science professional in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 100 fire science professionals in Idaho. Of these fire science professionals, 30 were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of fire science professionals in Lewiston is expected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Lewiston, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.