Lima, OH has fifteen advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana Wesleyan University, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 15,345. It is the 227th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Advertising students from Lima 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.
Lima lies in Allen county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Lima area has 50,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.94/hr average worker wage, and a $37,310 average annual salary.
Of the 15 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Lima, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of Advertising Art Inc comes out as the most expensive ($28,009/yr) for advertising students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lima|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||42.1 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||58.6 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||65.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||88.8 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||92.1 miles|