Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has ten teaching schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Xavier University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a teaching program, has a total student population of 3,338. It is the 543rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Teaching students from Fort Worth schools who go on to become teachers, educators, professors, preschool teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Kindergarten teachers make on average $50,380 per year and there are about 181,810 of them employed in the US today.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 10 teaching schools with a 500-mile radius of Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Jewell College comes out as the most expensive ($19,123/yr) for teaching students, with Wharton County Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $3,251/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|