With an overall population of 45,293 and a student population of 4,763, approximately 4,347 of Roswell students attend one of Roswell's schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Roswell, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,871 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Roswell fire science schools was an average of $14,799 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Roswell. And if you live on campus at one of the Roswell-based fire science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,254 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,335.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Roswell, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 330 fire science professionals in New Mexico, 80 were working in the greater Roswell area. Roswell's fire science professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Roswell is $116,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.