San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has four forensic nursing schools within its city limits. Texas Careers, the highest ranked school in the city with a forensic nursing program, has a total student population of 1,058. It is the 3347th highest ranked school in the USA and the 165th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about forensic nursing programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic nursing professors at Texas Careers such as Jeanie Burns, Fred Cantu, and Cristi Williams.
Forensic Nursing students from San Antonio schools who go on to become forensic nurses, forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, 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 4 forensic nursing schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr) for forensic nursing students, with Northwest Vista College as the lowest, reported at only $3,970/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|