Jonesboro, AR (population: 66,734) has five graphic design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Harding University, the highest ranked school in this group with a graphic design program, has a total student population of 6,484. It is the 224th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Arkansas. To learn more about graphic design programs in Jonesboro, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of graphic design professors at Harding University such as Greg Clayton, and Amy Cox.
Graphic Design students from Jonesboro schools who go on to become graphic designers, animation designers, fashion designers, web designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 200,870 people working as graphic designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,820.
Jonesboro lies in Craighead county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Jonesboro area has 47,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $32,550 average annual salary.
Of the 5 graphic design schools with a 100-mile radius of Jonesboro, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Cordova comes out as the most expensive ($22,206/yr) for graphic design students, with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,877/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jonesboro|
|State University||AR||-||1||57.8251||135||1.5 miles|
|Poplar Bluff||MO||-||2||28.7059||62||66.9 miles|