Medford, OR (population: 75,182) has five entertainment business schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern Oregon University, the highest ranked school in this group with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 5,104. It is the 3693rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about entertainment business programs in Medford, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at Southern Oregon University such as Susan Cain, Al Case, Andy Dungan, John Harbaugh, Charles Jaeger, and John Kinard.
Entertainment Business students from Medford 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.
Medford lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Medford area has 77,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.29/hr average worker wage, and a $38,040 average annual salary.
Of the 5 entertainment business schools with a 100-mile radius of Medford, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Oregon University comes out as the most expensive ($13,154/yr) for entertainment business students, with Klamath Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,446/yr.