Scranton, PA (population: 71,561) has two audio schools within its city limits. Marywood University, the highest ranked school in the city with an audio program, has a total student population of 3,471. It is the 260th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Audio students from Scranton 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 2 audio schools in Scranton, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marywood University comes out as the most expensive ($21,003/yr) for audio students, with Lackawanna College as the lowest, reported at only $12,281/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Scranton|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||15.3 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||37.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||61.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||84.6 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||84.7 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||84.8 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||85.4 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||86.2 miles|