Texarkana, TX has four ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 144. It is the 1150th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Ultrasound students from Texarkana 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.
Texarkana lies in Bowie county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Texarkana-Texarkana-AR area has 53,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.1% unemployment rate, $16.94/hr average worker wage, and a $35,240 average annual salary.
Of the 4 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Texarkana, none have 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 Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo as the lowest, reported at only $3,500/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Texarkana|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||66.5 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||93.9 miles|