Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has four entertainment business schools within its city limits. Concordia University Texas, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 2,242. It is the 613th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Entertainment Business students from Austin 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.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 4 entertainment business schools in Austin, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Austin Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,866/yr) for entertainment business students, with Huston-Tillotson University as the lowest, reported at only $11,169/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|