Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has two public health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Navarro College, the highest ranked school in this group with a public health program, has a total student population of 9,200. It is the 4919th highest ranked school in the USA and the 274th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Public Health students from Dallas schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed health specialties teachers earning an average salary of $58,020. Health educators in this area earn $50,190/yr and there are 550 employed.
Dallas 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. Thus, about 0.268 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by health educators, and **/1000 are held by health specialties teachers.
Of the 2 public health schools with a 100-mile radius of Dallas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Navarro College comes out as the most expensive ($8,832/yr) for public health students, with Navarro College as the lowest, reported at only $8,832/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|