Lubbock, TX (population: 226,180) has one pathology school within its city limits. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has a total student population of 3,250. It is the 6063rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 349th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pathology students from Lubbock 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.
Lubbock lies in Lubbock county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Lubbock area has 123,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $17.18/hr average worker wage, and a $35,730 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ends up costing a student $/yr.