Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has two medicine schools within its city limits. Creighton University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medicine program, has a total student population of 7,385. It is the 1200th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney). To learn more about medicine programs in Omaha, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine professors at Creighton University such as Devendra Kumar Agrawal.
Medicine students from Omaha 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 Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area alone, there are ** employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $141,800. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $131,740/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.678 out of every 1000 jobs in Omaha are held by physicians and surgeons, and **/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 2 medicine schools in Omaha, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr) for medicine students, with Creighton University as the lowest, reported at only $25,370/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|