Media, PA has twenty-nine diagnostic medical sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rutgers University-Newark, the highest ranked school in this group with a diagnostic medical sonography program, has a total student population of 11,501. It is the 248th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Media 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.
Media lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary.
Of the 29 diagnostic medical sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Media, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr) for diagnostic medical sonography students, with Harford Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,400/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Media|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||8.6 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||20.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||20.6 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||21.2 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||21.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||26.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||29.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||36.7 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||42.4 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.6 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||48.5 miles|