Longmont, CO (population: 88,962) has twelve medicine schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Colorado State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medicine program, has a total student population of 28,902. It is the 891st highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Medicine students from Longmont 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.
Longmont lies in Boulder county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Boulder area has 156,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $53,640 average annual salary.
Of the 12 medicine schools with a 100-mile radius of Longmont, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Cheyenne comes out as the most expensive ($38,740/yr) for medicine students, with Laramie County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,768/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Longmont|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||24.3 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||27.1 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||39.2 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||43.5 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||45.3 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||56.4 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||92.5 miles|