San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has twelve medicine schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Stanford University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medicine program, has a total student population of 18,498. It is the 3rd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about medicine programs in San Jose, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine professors at Stanford University such as James Corby, Uta Francke, Mark Genovese, Halsted Holman, and Maxence Nachury.
Medicine students from San Jose 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. In fact, in the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area alone, there are 230 employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $126,180. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $156,580/yr and there are 1,780 employed.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in San Jose are held by physicians and surgeons, and 0/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 12 medicine schools with a 100-mile radius of San Jose, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mills College comes out as the most expensive ($23,982/yr) for medicine students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|