Have you considered looking at graduate schools in Kansas? Kansas is the 15th most extensive and the 34th most populous of the 50 United States.
Kansas has a population of 2,904,021 as of a 2014 estimate, which is a 1.8% change from 2010. 30.3% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median income is $51,332. Some of the largest cities in Kansas are Wichita (one of the nation's leading aircraft-manufacturing centers), Overland Park, Kansas City (an important transportation, milling, and meat-packing center), Topeka and Lawrence. Smith County is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states.i
Kansas has a variety of tourist attractions and destinations, including Strataca, the Old Cowtown Museum, Eisenhower Presidential Center, the Botanica Gardens in Wichita, Kansas Speedway, the Kansas Aviation Museum and more. Some of the state’s largest employers include Spirit AeroSystems, Sprint Nextel, Tyson Fresh Meats, Garmin, Farmer’s Insruance and more.ii
If studying in the Sunflower State sounds like fun, browse these graduate programs in Kansas below.