Billerica, MA (population: 40,949) has thirty-two allied health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tufts University, the highest ranked school in this group with an allied health program, has a total student population of 10,252. It is the 24th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Allied Health students from Billerica schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 32 allied health schools with a 100-mile radius of Billerica, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for allied health students, with Roxbury Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,654/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Billerica|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||11.5 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||16.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||41.0 miles|