Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has two medicine schools within its city limits. University of Missouri-Kansas City, the highest ranked school in the city with a medicine program, has a total student population of 14,799. It is the 2423rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about medicine programs in Kansas City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine professors at University of Missouri such as Theodore Beringer, Theodore (tim) Cole, Paul Cuddy, Rosa Huang, Christopher Papasian, and Caroline Rinaldi.
Medicine students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 510 employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $#. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $194,080/yr and there are 1,460 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.473 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by physicians and surgeons, and 0.520/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 2 medicine schools in Kansas City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($17,782/yr) for medicine students, with University of Missouri-Kansas City as the lowest, reported at only $17,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|