Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three medical science schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma. To learn more about medical science programs in Oklahoma City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Oklahoma City University such as Klauss Rossberg.
Medical Science students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are ** employed life scientists earning an average salary of $54,590. Medical scientists in this area earn $53,630/yr and there are ** employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by medical scientists, and **/1000 are held by life scientists.
Of the 3 medical science schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for medical science students, with Oklahoma City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,452/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|