West Sacramento, CA (population: 50,542) has fourteen advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of San Francisco, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 9,008. It is the 221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Advertising students from West Sacramento 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.
Of the 14 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of West Sacramento, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of California-San Francisco comes out as the most expensive ($30,077/yr) for advertising students, with Yuba College as the lowest, reported at only $6,347/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Sacramento|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||13.8 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||40.3 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||52.8 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||65.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||67.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||71.2 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||73.4 miles|