San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has six BSN schools within its city limits. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest ranked school in the city with a BSN program, has a total student population of 6,756. It is the 535th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
BSN students from San Antonio schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 6,370 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $39,890. Registered nurses in this area earn $65,150/yr and there are 14,830 employed.
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. Thus, about 17.714 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by registered nurses, and 7.613/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 6 BSN 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 BSN students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/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|