Alma, MI has one medical school within its city limits. Alma College has a total student population of 1,444. It is the 207th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Medical students from Alma 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. In fact, in the Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area alone, there are ** employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $235,780. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $183,300/yr and there are 510 employed.
Alma lies in Gratiot county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area has 278,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.81/hr average worker wage, and a $37,040 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.822 out of every 1000 jobs in Alma are held by physicians and surgeons, and **/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Alma College ends up costing a student $17,233/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alma|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||36.2 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||45.1 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||58.2 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||80.0 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||81.4 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||85.6 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||86.5 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||89.3 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||89.4 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||89.5 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||90.3 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||97.2 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||99.3 miles|