Cedar Rapids, IA (population: 130,349) has one radiology school within its city limits. Mercy/St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology has a total student population of 37. It is the 1767th highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Radiology students from Cedar Rapids 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.
Cedar Rapids lies in Linn county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Cedar Rapids area has 136,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,070 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mercy/St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cedar Rapids|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||22.5 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||55.2 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||64.7 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||83.6 miles|