San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has nine medical science schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science program, has a total student population of 3,893. It is the 405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about medical science programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at St Marys University such as Anthony Kaufmann, Colleen Nolan, K Pohlmann, and R Wahl.
Medical Science students from San Antonio 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 San Antonio area alone, there are 70 employed life scientists earning an average salary of $74,690. Medical scientists in this area earn $89,430/yr and there are 270 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 0.323 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by medical scientists, and 0.086/1000 are held by life scientists.
Of the 9 medical science schools in San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for medical science students, with Palo Alto College as the lowest, reported at only $3,481/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|