Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has two diagnostic medical sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bowling Green Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a diagnostic medical sonography program, has a total student population of 4,844. It is the 4601st highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Nashville 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.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 2 diagnostic medical sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Volunteer State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,995/yr) for diagnostic medical sonography students, with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|