Greenwood, IN (population: 50,562) has fourteen advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 31,134. It is the 194th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Advertising students from Greenwood 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,000 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $60,000. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $89,180/yr and there are 200 employed.
Greenwood lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.232 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenwood are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 1.150/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 14 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Business College-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($21,502/yr) for advertising students, with Vincennes University as the lowest, reported at only $8,501/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||93.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||97.2 miles|