Syracuse has a general population of 147,306 and an overall student population of 40,837. Approximately 12,038 of Syracuse's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Syracuse, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Onondaga Community College. In 2010, Onondaga Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its fire science program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a fire science degree in Syracuse. In 2009 tuition at fire science schools in Syracuse was $3,922 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for fire science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Syracuse-based fire science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,262 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,176.
After graduating with your credentials in fire science, if you decide to work as a fire science professional in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,900 fire science professionals in New York. Of these fire science professionals, 450 were working in the greater Syracuse area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Syracuse will 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 Syracuse, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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