The Dalles, OR has nine sonography schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Seattle University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sonography program, has a total student population of 7,751. It is the 169th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Sonography students from The Dalles schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 9 sonography schools with a 500-mile radius of The Dalles, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr) for sonography students, with Bellevue College as the lowest, reported at only $4,749/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from The Dalles|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||71.2 miles|