Springfield, MO (population: 158,605) has six entertainment business schools within its city limits. Bryan University, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 357. It is the 754th highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Entertainment Business students from Springfield schools who go on to become entertainment business workers, entertainers, entertainment business consultants, entertainment business specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 45,080 people working as entertainment attendants and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,020. Also, Set and exhibit designers make on average $50,600 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Springfield lies in Greene county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Springfield area has 187,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,490 average annual salary.
Of the 6 entertainment business schools in Springfield, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($31,601/yr) for entertainment business students, with Everest College-Springfield Campus as the lowest, reported at only $6,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Springfield|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||78.0 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.5 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||98.5 miles|