Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has one pathology school within its city limits. Texas Christian University has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pathology students from Fort Worth schools who go on to become pathologists, homeopathologists, forensic pathologists, speech language pathologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,640 people working as speechlanguage pathologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,350. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 30 employed therapists earning an average salary of $58,260. Speechlanguage pathologists in this area earn $61,470/yr and there are 680 employed.
Fort Worth 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 0.796 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by speechlanguage pathologists, and 0.036/1000 are held by therapists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University ends up costing a student $24,560/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|