Greensboro, NC (population: 259,523) has two allied health schools within its city limits. Greensboro College, the highest ranked school in the city with an allied health program, has a total student population of 1,264. It is the 580th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Allied Health students from Greensboro 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. In fact, in the Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 170 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $*. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $84,820/yr and there are 610 employed.
Greensboro lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.756 out of every 1000 jobs in Greensboro are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.487/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
Of the 2 allied health schools in Greensboro, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr) for allied health students, with Greensboro College as the lowest, reported at only $18,716/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greensboro|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||11.8 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||23.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||45.4 miles|