Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has one ultrasound school within its city limits. College America-Colorado Springs has a total student population of 675. It is the 4589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 78th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Ultrasound students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become ultrasonographers, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, ultrasound professionals, 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. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 220 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $#. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $71,590/yr and there are 90 employed.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 1/1000 are held by surgeons.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Colorado Springs ends up costing a student $28,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|