Greensboro, NC (population: 259,523) has four aviation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Averett University, the highest ranked school in this group with an aviation program, has a total student population of 917. It is the 2263rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 47th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about aviation programs in Greensboro, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of aviation professors at Averett University such as Thomas Vick.
Aviation students from Greensboro schools who go on to become aviation safety inspectors, aerospace engineers, aviators, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Greensboro lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary.
Of the 4 aviation schools with a 100-mile radius of Greensboro, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Averett University-Non-traditional programs comes out as the most expensive ($22,642/yr) for aviation students, with Piedmont Baptist College and Graduate School as the lowest, reported at only $13,486/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greensboro|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||11.8 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||23.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||45.4 miles|