El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has three advertising schools within its city limits. Computer Career Center, the highest ranked school in the city with an advertising program, has a total student population of 994. It is the 1168th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Advertising students from El Paso 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.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary.
Of the 3 advertising schools in El Paso, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Computer Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($14,463/yr) for advertising students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.