Elizabethton, TN has eleven advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Appalachian State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 16,968. It is the 130th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Advertising students from Elizabethton 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.
Elizabethton lies in Carter county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Johnson City area has 76,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,480 average annual salary.
Of the 11 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Elizabethton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carson-Newman College comes out as the most expensive ($13,511/yr) for advertising students, with Wilkes Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,836/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Elizabethton|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||22.9 miles|