Sunbury, PA has eleven medicine schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bryn Mawr College, the highest ranked school in this group with a medicine program, has a total student population of 1,771. It is the 109th highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Medicine students from Sunbury 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 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 40 employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $180,270. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $194,470/yr and there are 250 employed.
Sunbury lies in Northumberland county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area has 238,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.38/hr average worker wage, and a $36,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.052 out of every 1000 jobs in Sunbury are held by physicians and surgeons, and 0.180/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 11 medicine schools with a 100-mile radius of Sunbury, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Immaculata University comes out as the most expensive ($26,213/yr) for medicine students, with Hagerstown Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sunbury|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||54.5 miles|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||56.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||77.0 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||84.8 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||86.1 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||91.2 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||91.6 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||93.7 miles|