Conroe, TX (population: 61,600) has twelve medical imaging schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas A & M University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical imaging program, has a total student population of 48,702. It is the 36th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Medical Imaging students from Conroe schools who go on to become medical imaging consultantss, medical technicians, medical imaging technicianss, mri technologists, 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.
Conroe lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary.
Of the 12 medical imaging schools with a 100-mile radius of Conroe, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Health Care Professions comes out as the most expensive ($26,016/yr) for medical imaging students, with Lone Star College System as the lowest, reported at only $4,793/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Conroe|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||11.1 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||34.7 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||47.6 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||52.0 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||53.7 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||61.3 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||70.0 miles|