Denton, TX (population: 127,364) has two medical science schools within its city limits. Texas Woman's University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 13,338. It is the 412th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about medical science programs in Denton, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at Texas Woman's University such as C. Maguire.
Medical Science students from Denton 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. In fact, in the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 50 employed life scientists earning an average salary of $53,590. Medical scientists in this area earn $66,220/yr and there are 790 employed.
Denton lies in Denton county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.384 out of every 1000 jobs in Denton are held by medical scientists, and 0.023/1000 are held by life scientists.
Of the 2 medical science schools in Denton, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Texas comes out as the most expensive ($10,409/yr) for medical science students, with Texas Woman's University as the lowest, reported at only $9,272/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denton|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||12.7 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||24.8 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||34.1 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||35.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||36.5 miles|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||93.3 miles|