Vienna, WV has eight advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbus College of Art and Design, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 1,425. It is the 375th highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Advertising students from Vienna 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.
Vienna lies in Wood county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna-OH area has 68,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.80/hr average worker wage, and a $34,940 average annual salary.
Of the 8 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Vienna, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbus College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($22,225/yr) for advertising students, with West Virginia State Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $2,063/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Vienna|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||54.3 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||62.4 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||76.4 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||80.6 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||84.5 miles|