Wellesley, MA has one medical science school within its city limits. Wellesley College has a total student population of 2,324. It is the 58th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about medical science programs in Wellesley, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Wellesley College such as Wendy Bauer.
Medical Science students from Wellesley 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. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 230 employed life scientists earning an average salary of $97,620. Medical scientists in this area earn $88,870/yr and there are 7,080 employed.
Wellesley lies in Norfolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.200 out of every 1000 jobs in Wellesley are held by medical scientists, and 0.137/1000 are held by life scientists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wellesley College ends up costing a student $19,310/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wellesley|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||6.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||22.7 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||28.9 miles|