Mount Vernon, NY (population: 68,747) has one medicine and health school within its city limits. Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing-Mt Vernon Hospital has a total student population of 134. It is the 751st highest ranked school in the USA and the 55th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Medicine and Health students from Mount Vernon schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 95,290 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $81,340. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $113,400/yr and there are 16,510 employed.
Mount Vernon lies in Westchester county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.260 out of every 1000 jobs in Mount Vernon are held by medical and health services managers, and 18.820/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing-Mt Vernon Hospital ends up costing a student $15,370/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mount Vernon|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||2.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||8.4 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||11.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||12.5 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||12.5 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||12.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||13.0 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||16.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||17.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||18.3 miles|