Weldon, NC has thirty-three medical science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Duke University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical science program, has a total student population of 14,350. It is the 15th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of North Carolina. To learn more about medical science programs in Weldon, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Duke University such as Nicholas Bogen, Larry Crowder, Alvin Crumbliss, Ian Dinwoodie, Scott Eckert, and Jeffrey Forbes.
Medical Science students from Weldon 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.
Weldon lies in Halifax county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 181,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $16.06/hr average worker wage, and a $33,400 average annual salary.
Of the 33 medical science schools with a 100-mile radius of Weldon, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hampden-Sydney College comes out as the most expensive ($26,295/yr) for medical science students, with Elizabeth City State University as the lowest, reported at only $3,335/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Weldon|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||34.5 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||75.2 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||78.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||87.7 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||89.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||96.3 miles|