Alabama contains five schools that offer audio programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking audio school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 audio schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with University of South Alabama as the lowest recorded at only $9,002/yr.
Audio students from Alabama schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 30 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $28,360. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $30,010/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from audio, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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