Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has four entertainment business schools within its city limits. ECPI College of Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 12,194. It is the 2887th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about entertainment business programs in Virginia Beach, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at ECPI College of Technology such as Becky Herrle, and R McCabe.
Entertainment Business students from Virginia Beach 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. In fact, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 40 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $41,620. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $18,700/yr and there are 230 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.318 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.058/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 4 entertainment business schools in Virginia Beach, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centura College comes out as the most expensive ($26,028/yr) for entertainment business students, with ECPI College of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $13,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|