Brevard, NC has twelve dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Georgia, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 34,885. It is the 38th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about dance programs in Brevard, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of dance professors at University of Georgia such as Lisa Fusillo.
Dance students from Brevard 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.
Brevard lies in Transylvania county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary.
Of the 12 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of Brevard, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia Intermont College comes out as the most expensive ($20,109/yr) for dance students, with Western Carolina University as the lowest, reported at only $7,622/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brevard|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||56.7 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||80.5 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||98.6 miles|