Mooresville, NC has thirteen dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Elon University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 5,666. It is the 122nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about dance programs in Mooresville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of dance professors at Elon University such as Cherie Bower, Lynne Formato, Lauren Kearns, Ann Roberts, and Nina Wheeler.
Dance students from Mooresville 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.
Mooresville lies in Iredell 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 13 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of Mooresville, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr) for dance students, with North Carolina A & T State University as the lowest, reported at only $5,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mooresville|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||46.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||47.7 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||53.0 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||71.7 miles|