Wilson, NC (population: 49,786) has three film schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. School of Communication Arts, the highest ranked school in this group with a film program, has a total student population of 346. It is the 3595th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about film programs in Wilson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at School of Communication Arts such as Andy Spain.
Film students from Wilson 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.
Wilson lies in Wilson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary.
Of the 3 film schools with a 100-mile radius of Wilson, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of Communication Arts comes out as the most expensive ($25,171/yr) for film students, with Carteret Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,190/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilson|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||17.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||64.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||65.5 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||97.0 miles|