Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has four medicine schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Baylor University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medicine program, has a total student population of 14,614. It is the 879th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medicine students from Arlington schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $242,940. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $178,190/yr and there are 1,000 employed.
Arlington 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 1.164 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by physicians and surgeons, and **/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 4 medicine schools with a 100-mile radius of Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for medicine students, with Everest College-Fort Worth as the lowest, reported at only $20,560/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|