Grand Prairie, TX (population: 167,767) has ten pharmacology schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacology program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana.
Pharmacology students from Grand Prairie 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.
Grand Prairie lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary.
Of the 10 pharmacology schools with a 500-mile radius of Grand Prairie, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for pharmacology students, with University of Kansas as the lowest, reported at only $17,254/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Grand Prairie|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||16.5 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||17.7 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.9 miles|