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Aims Community College ranked Top Fire Science College for Return on Investment

Submitted on: 08-19-2013

Aims Community College has been recognized for offering fire science programs with significantly higher than average returns-on-investment. Fire Science Online ( recently released its list of the 90 Fire Science Degree Programs That Really Pay Off, including Aims as #49. The list recognizes colleges and universities across the country with significantly lower-than-average tuition rates in states where firefighters are paid very well.

Of the nearly 900 colleges in the United States that offer fire science programs, schools included in the list met specific criteria including:

  • Annual tuition less than $10,000
  • Average annual salary greater than $50,000
  • Must have at least 35 students enrolled
  • Fully-accredited schools only

Fire Science Online is a not-for-profit organization that provides free information about fire science, firefighting and other first responder education and careers.

For more information about Aims Fire Science programs, visit, or call (970) 339-6276.

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