Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has four diagnostic medical sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Colorado Technical University, the highest ranked school in this group with a diagnostic medical sonography program, has a total student population of 1,079. It is the 2836th highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Denver schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary.
Of the 4 diagnostic medical sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Denver, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Technical University comes out as the most expensive ($20,189/yr) for diagnostic medical sonography students, with Laramie County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,768/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|