Clarksville, TN (population: 121,429) has eight advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern Indiana, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 10,516. It is the 515th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Advertising students from Clarksville 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.
Clarksville lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Clarksville-KY area has 77,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $16.55/hr average worker wage, and a $34,420 average annual salary.
Of the 8 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Clarksville, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, O'More College of Design comes out as the most expensive ($18,374/yr) for advertising students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clarksville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||57.9 miles|