Orem, UT (population: 95,419) has one diagnostic medical sonography school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Weber State University has a total student population of 23,001. It is the 3372nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Orem 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.
Orem lies in Utah county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Provo-Orem area has 173,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.33/hr average worker wage, and a $38,120 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Weber State University ends up costing a student $9,922/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Orem|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||22.9 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||31.5 miles|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||35.3 miles|