Texas contains 48 schools that offer clinical research programs. Texas State University-San Marcos, the highest-ranking clinical research school in TX, has a total student population of 30,803 and is the 204th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 clinical research schools in Texas, only 19 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Texas Vo-Tech Institute comes out as the most expensive ($27,570/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Clinical Research students from Texas schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Texas alone, there are 13,400 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $32,150. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $34,370/yr and there are 12,380 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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