El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has two medical science schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at El Paso, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 21,011. It is the 2801st highest ranked school in the USA and the 130th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about medical science programs in El Paso, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at The University of Texas at El Paso such as Bruce Gronich, and Kate Miller.
Medical Science students from El Paso 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.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary.
Of the 2 medical science schools in El Paso, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas at El Paso comes out as the most expensive ($5,224/yr) for medical science students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.