Midwest City, OK (population: 57,117) has six film schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in this group with a film program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Film students from Midwest City 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.
Midwest City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 6 film schools with a 100-mile radius of Midwest City, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr) for film students, with Oklahoma City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,452/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Midwest City|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||33.3 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||87.7 miles|