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2023 Emergency Medical Technology Students

There are about 141,952 students enrolled in Emergency Medical Technology in the USA.

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College can be an awfully significant time in one's life; it's an opportunity for personal growth and expansion. Scholars attempt to realize who they can be and build many of the essential skills to become a thriving member of society. But learning is not completely confined to a classroom - the discussions which one has with her peers, the personal lesson gained from an eccentric professor, the exposure to a different point of view. As such, a diverse campus greatly enriches what one gains from the time spent in university.

Emergency Medical Technology is a less ethnically diverse focus than average*. 75% of the nation's Emergency Medical Technology majors are white students, followed by latino students (10%), students of other races**(7%), and black students (6%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is Pacific Union College&nbspin Angwin, CA.

Secondly, Emergency Medical Technology significatly skews male, with about 62.5% of students majoring in Emergency Medical Technology identifying as men. University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Baltimore, MD has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another significant type of diversity is class diversity. Emergency Medical Technology is the 43rd most financially diverse major in the nation. 28% of its students come from low income families, 17% are from homes that take home between $48,000 and $75,000 a year, and 23% grew up in very high income homes. Western Carolina University has the most financially diverse students in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall CA is the most diverse state for Emergency Medical Technology. The Southwest is the most diverse region, and the California Pacific Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 2%

  • Black: 6%

  • Latino: 10%

  • White: 75%

  • Other: 7%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 63%

  • Female: 38%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 28%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 17%

  • 75k - 110k: 16%

  • Over 110k: 23%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 77%

  • Out of State: 21%

  • International: 2%

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