West Atlantic City, NJ has thirty-five dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Dance students from West Atlantic City 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 35 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of West Atlantic City, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for dance students, with Raritan Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,843/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Atlantic City|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||13.7 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||42.4 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||44.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||45.2 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||60.7 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||62.6 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||64.0 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||65.9 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||71.3 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||72.9 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||77.0 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||79.0 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||79.9 miles|