North Attleborough, MA (population: 43,307) has six audio schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boston University, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Audio students from North Attleborough 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.
Of the 6 audio schools with a 100-mile radius of North Attleborough, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for audio students, with Southern Connecticut State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,305/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Attleborough|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||11.9 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||21.3 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||26.3 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||29.4 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||29.5 miles|