Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has six health science schools within its city limits. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a health science program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about health science programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health science professors at Texas Christian University such as John Breyer, Rita Cotterly, Nowell Donovan, Mary Anne Gorman, John Gotwals, and Sally Hampton.
Health Science students from Fort Worth schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 310 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average salary of $40,530. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this area earn $54,030/yr and there are 360 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.420 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health, and 0.363/1000 are held by substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
Of the 6 health science schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for health science students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|