Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has four medical science schools within its city limits. Saint Edward's University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 5,293. It is the 242nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about medical science programs in Austin, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Saint Edward's University such as Mark Anthony, Charles Bicak, Charles Hauser, Joan Hauser, Sarah Hill, and Mike Scioli.
Medical Science students from Austin schools who go on to become medical scientists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 101,760 people working as medical scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,760. Also, Life scientists make on average $72,590 per year and there are about 12,320 of them employed in the US today.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 4 medical science schools in Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concordia University Texas comes out as the most expensive ($21,479/yr) for medical science students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|