Longview, TX (population: 78,112) has three ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Career Technical College-Shreveport, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 402. It is the 2635th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Ultrasound students from Longview 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.
Longview lies in Gregg county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Longview area has 94,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $17.34/hr average worker wage, and a $36,070 average annual salary.
Of the 3 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Longview, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff College-Shreveport comes out as the most expensive ($21,848/yr) for ultrasound students, with Tyler Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $5,738/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Longview|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||64.2 miles|