Southfield, MI (population: 75,151) has three medical schools within its city limits. Lawrence Technological University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical program, has a total student population of 4,488. It is the 3012th highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Medical students from Southfield 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.
Southfield lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary.
Of the 3 medical schools in Southfield, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lawrence Technological University comes out as the most expensive ($23,234/yr) for medical students, with Lawton School as the lowest, reported at only $6,399/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Southfield|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||6.0 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||6.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.9 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||8.7 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||10.4 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||13.6 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||14.1 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||14.4 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||18.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||18.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||27.7 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||54.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||64.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||68.8 miles|