Texas takes up a lot of space — on the map and in the American imagination. Some people are surprised to learn that San Antonio is the state’s second largest city (pop. 1,469,845), and the third fastest growing economy in the country — with much of the growth coming from healthcare and emerging bioscience technologies.
San Antonio Healthcare
- $37 billion - Economic impact of healthcare/bioscience
- 1:6 - Employed by healthcare/bioscience
- 172,094 - Healthcare/bioscience employees
- 8.9 billion - wages and salaries paids
Pharmacy students gain experience at civilian and military medical centers and community hospitals, community and school-based clinics, local nonprofit clinics, private and specialty practices, long-term facilities, research institutions, as well as many professional organizations.
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Your Pharm.D. degree is a four-year commitment. Rest easy knowing that San Antonio retains a lower than average cost of living.
UIW’s location puts you within easy reach of quality options for housing, recreation, arts and entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife. The region offers 68 miles of urban hike and bike trails and over 11,000 acres of urban parks.
San Antonio/Mother of Texas
“San Antonio, lives in a hyphen between Mexican and American, it’s possible to observe multiple migrations of Europeans, Latinos, Asians and natives of this land. It is a place of nourishment.”
Texas Monthly, May 2018
San Antonio named among “Best Cities for the Arts” by American Style Magazine.
Multilingual Melting Pot
Of the 24 million people in Texas 5 years or older, 65 percent speak only English at home. The rest speak more than 160 languages combined.