Alabama contains six schools that offer advertising programs. The University of Alabama, the highest-ranking advertising school in AL, has a total student population of 28,699 and is the 839th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 advertising schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with James H Faulkner State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,426/yr.
Advertising students from Alabama schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 610 employed market research analysts earning an average yearly salary of $60,910. Advertising and promotions managers in this state earn $82,060/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the advertising schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from advertising, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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