Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has two medical science schools within its city limits. Colorado College, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 2,032. It is the 92nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Colorado. To learn more about medical science programs in Colorado Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Colorado College such as Howard Drossman, Matt Reuer, and Jeff Steele.
Medical Science students from Colorado Springs 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.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary.
Of the 2 medical science schools in Colorado Springs, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado College comes out as the most expensive ($21,026/yr) for medical science students, with University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as the lowest, reported at only $12,497/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|