Buckeye, AZ (population: 61,572) has six radiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology program, has a total student population of 5,844. It is the 1504th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Radiology students from Buckeye schools who go on to become radiologic technicians, radiologists, radiology technicians, professor of radiologies, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 213,560 people working as radiologic technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,180.
Buckeye lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary.
Of the 6 radiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Buckeye, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Bryman School of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($25,614/yr) for radiology students, with Scottsdale Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,012/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Buckeye|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||62.2 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||82.4 miles|