Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has three medical science schools within its city limits. Fresno Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 2,668. It is the 326th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about medical science programs in Fresno, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Fresno Pacific University such as Steve Pauls.
Medical Science students from Fresno schools who go on to become medical scientists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 101,760 people working as medical scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,760. Also, Life scientists make on average $72,590 per year and there are about 12,320 of them employed in the US today.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary.
Of the 3 medical science schools in Fresno, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fresno Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($17,068/yr) for medical science students, with California State University-Fresno as the lowest, reported at only $5,579/yr.
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