Gaithersburg, MD (population: 59,755) has twenty-two advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Advertising students from Gaithersburg 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 22 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Gaithersburg, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr) for advertising students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gaithersburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||3.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||8.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||16.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||18.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||24.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||30.5 miles|