Twin Falls has a total population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169. Of these students, 8,133 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
College of Southern Idaho is the largest fire science school in Twin Falls, based on student population. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in fire science.
If you decide to attend one of Twin Falls's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in instate tuition and $17,048 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Twin Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based fire science schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 fire science professionals in Idaho were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Twin Falls will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Twin Falls is $45,080 per year, which is lower than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.