Somersworth, NH has twenty-one dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boston College, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 15,036. It is the 29th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Dance students from Somersworth 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.
Somersworth lies in Strafford county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Rochester-Dover-ME area has 55,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.29/hr average worker wage, and a $42,200 average annual salary.
Of the 21 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of Somersworth, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Boston Conservatory comes out as the most expensive ($37,798/yr) for dance students, with Northern Essex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,511/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somersworth|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||40.9 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||40.9 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||41.3 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||57.3 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||66.2 miles|