Meadville, PA has thirteen radiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology program, has a total student population of 7,346. It is the 428th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Radiology students from Meadville 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.
Meadville lies in Crawford county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area has 160,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $17.02/hr average worker wage, and a $35,400 average annual salary.
Of the 13 radiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Meadville, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gannon University comes out as the most expensive ($21,655/yr) for radiology students, with Jefferson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,111/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Meadville|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||37.1 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||68.9 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||72.4 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||73.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||78.1 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||83.9 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||93.1 miles|