Jonesboro, AR (population: 66,734) has one medicine school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwest Mississippi Community College has a total student population of 8,211. It is the 4447th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Medicine students from Jonesboro schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, 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.
Jonesboro lies in Craighead county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Jonesboro area has 47,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $32,550 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Mississippi Community College ends up costing a student $2,877/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jonesboro|
|State University||AR||-||1||57.8251||135||1.5 miles|
|Poplar Bluff||MO||-||2||28.7059||62||66.9 miles|