Terre Haute, IN (population: 60,269) has seven advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Millikin University, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 2,314. It is the 353rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Advertising students from Terre Haute 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.
Terre Haute lies in Vigo county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Terre Haute area has 67,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $16.49/hr average worker wage, and a $34,310 average annual salary.
Of the 7 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Terre Haute, only 2 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 Terre Haute|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.7 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||78.3 miles|