High Point, NC (population: 105,064) has one medical school within its city limits. High Point University has a total student population of 3,603. It is the 394th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Medical students from High Point 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.
High Point 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 High Point are held by physicians and surgeons, and 0.575/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High Point University ends up costing a student $24,754/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from High Point|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||53.9 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||92.4 miles|