Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has three medical science schools within its city limits. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 11,644. It is the 148th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about medical science programs in Denver, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at University of Denver such as Sharolyn Anderson, Miles Brennan, Phillip Danielson, Gareth Eaton, Michael Grams, and Sharon Graw.
Medical Science students from Denver 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.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary.
Of the 3 medical science schools in Denver, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr) for medical science students, with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest, reported at only $11,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|