Conroe, TX (population: 61,600) has three pharmacology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacology program, has a total student population of 3,969. It is the 6160th highest ranked school in the USA and the 353rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pharmacology students from Conroe schools who go on to become pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacologists, pharmacy professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 331,890 people working as pharmacy technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,940.
Conroe lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for pharmacology students, with Baylor College of Medicine as the lowest, reported at only $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Conroe|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||11.1 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||34.7 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||47.6 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||52.0 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||53.7 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||61.3 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||70.0 miles|