Virginia contains three schools that offer advertising programs. Virginia State University, the highest-ranking advertising school in VA, has a total student population of 5,366 and is the 603rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 advertising schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr), with Virginia State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,202/yr.
Advertising students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 8,280 employed market research analysts earning an average yearly salary of $67,540. Advertising and promotions managers in this state earn $85,520/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the advertising schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from advertising, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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