Saint Augustine, FL has five dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Central Florida, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 53,401. It is the 71st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Dance students from Saint Augustine schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 5 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Augustine, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jacksonville University comes out as the most expensive ($21,456/yr) for dance students, with University of Florida as the lowest, reported at only $10,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Augustine|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||23.3 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||30.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||51.2 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||53.7 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||78.5 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||89.5 miles|