San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has nine biology schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a biology program, has a total student population of 3,893. It is the 405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about biology programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biology professors at St Marys University such as D Avila, Irene Chapa, Veronica Contreras-Shannon, Susan Daubner, Christine Gray, and Lucien Manchester.
Biology students from San Antonio schools who go on to become biologists, marine biologists, wildlife biologists, molecular biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary.
Of the 9 biology schools in San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for biology students, with Palo Alto College as the lowest, reported at only $3,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|