Pottstown, PA has thirty-four diagnostic medical sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ramapo College of New Jersey, the highest ranked school in this group with a diagnostic medical sonography program, has a total student population of 6,026. It is the 180th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Pottstown 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.
Pottstown lies in Montgomery 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 34 diagnostic medical sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Pottstown, 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 Pottstown|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||19.8 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||20.1 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||23.8 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||29.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||33.6 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||40.6 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||41.9 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||45.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||47.2 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||54.5 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||57.7 miles|