Denton, TX (population: 127,364) has ten radiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Midwestern State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology program, has a total student population of 6,341. It is the 547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Radiology students from Denton schools who go on to become radiologic technicians, radiologists, radiology technicians, professor of radiologies, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 213,560 people working as radiologic technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,180.
Denton lies in Denton 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 radiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Denton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth comes out as the most expensive ($22,095/yr) for radiology students, with North Central Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $4,633/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denton|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||12.7 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||24.8 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||34.1 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||35.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||36.5 miles|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||93.3 miles|