Weslaco, TX has four pharmacology schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacology program, has a total student population of 3,223. It is the 5284th highest ranked school in the USA and the 300th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pharmacology students from Weslaco 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.
Weslaco lies in Hidalgo county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area has 220,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.93/hr average worker wage, and a $31,060 average annual salary.
Of the 4 pharmacology schools with a 500-mile radius of Weslaco, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for pharmacology students, with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as the lowest, reported at only $24,192/yr.
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