Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two advertising schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with an advertising program, has a total student population of 1,393. It is the 1349th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Advertising students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 600 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $55,820. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $54,540/yr and there are 240 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.559 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 1.428/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 2 advertising schools in Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oral Roberts University comes out as the most expensive ($18,078/yr) for advertising students, with Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus as the lowest, reported at only $13,182/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|