West Burlington, IA has four advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Coe College, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 1,300. It is the 232nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Advertising students from West Burlington 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.
West Burlington lies in Des Moines county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area has 225,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $16.20/hr average worker wage, and a $33,700 average annual salary.
Of the 4 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of West Burlington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bradley University comes out as the most expensive ($21,123/yr) for advertising students, with Quincy University as the lowest, reported at only $16,479/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Burlington|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||56.1 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||61.1 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||83.3 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||83.6 miles|