Saginaw, MI (population: 54,388) has ten allied health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Michigan-Flint, the highest ranked school in this group with an allied health program, has a total student population of 7,773. It is the 464th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Allied Health students from Saginaw 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.
Saginaw lies in Saginaw county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Saginaw-Saginaw Township North area has 81,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.4% unemployment rate, $19.49/hr average worker wage, and a $40,530 average annual salary.
Of the 10 allied health schools with a 100-mile radius of Saginaw, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Quest Learning Center comes out as the most expensive ($19,476/yr) for allied health students, with Schoolcraft College as the lowest, reported at only $4,348/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saginaw|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||9.7 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||54.1 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||62.3 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||65.5 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||65.5 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||67.5 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||70.5 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||74.4 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||74.8 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||77.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||77.7 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||79.6 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||82.9 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||82.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||83.8 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||89.4 miles|