East Lansing, MI (population: 45,575) has thirteen ultrasound technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Everest Institute-Grand Rapids, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound technician program, has a total student population of 1,005. It is the 1492nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Ultrasound Technician students from East Lansing schools who go on to become ultrasound technicians, sonographers, sonography specialists, ultrasound specialists, 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, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today.
East Lansing lies in Ingham county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Lansing-East Lansing area has 200,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.57/hr average worker wage, and a $42,790 average annual salary.
Of the 13 ultrasound technician schools with a 100-mile radius of East Lansing, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Grand Rapids comes out as the most expensive ($27,624/yr) for ultrasound technician students, with Muskegon Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,311/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Lansing|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||37.2 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||48.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||49.7 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||57.2 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||58.6 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||61.7 miles|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||61.9 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||62.5 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||63.4 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||67.3 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||67.9 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||69.5 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||72.2 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||74.6 miles|