Iowa City, IA (population: 69,842) has one medical school within its city limits. University of Iowa has a total student population of 28,987. It is the 782nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Medical students from Iowa City schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, dentists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today.
Iowa City lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Iowa City area has 83,280 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,390 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Iowa ends up costing a student $12,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Iowa City|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||22.5 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||50.8 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||61.1 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||75.7 miles|