Greensboro, NC (population: 259,523) has six medical schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical program, has a total student population of 21,306. It is the 275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Medical students from Greensboro 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 200 employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $191,630. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $221,060/yr and there are 450 employed.
Greensboro lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.285 out of every 1000 jobs in Greensboro are held by physicians and surgeons, and 0.575/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 6 medical schools in Greensboro, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr) for medical students, with North Carolina A & T State University as the lowest, reported at only $5,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greensboro|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||11.8 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||23.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||45.4 miles|