Hot Springs, AR has two film schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Central Arkansas, the highest ranked school in this group with a film program, has a total student population of 11,781. It is the 2241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University). To learn more about film programs in Hot Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at University of Central Arkansas such as Joseph Anderson, Justin Bauer, Joe Dull, John Gale, Mike Gunther, and Bruce Hutchinson.
Film students from Hot Springs schools who go on to become filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,780 people working as producers and directors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,870. Also, Actors make on average $0 per year and there are about 39,880 of them employed in the US today.
Hot Springs lies in Garland county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Hot Springs area has 35,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $33,910 average annual salary.
Of the 2 film schools with a 100-mile radius of Hot Springs, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Central Arkansas comes out as the most expensive ($10,733/yr) for film students, with Carl Albert State College as the lowest, reported at only $4,454/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hot Springs|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||42.8 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||49.4 miles|