Malvern, AR has four 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 Malvern, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of graphic design professors at Harding University such as Greg Clayton, and Amy Cox.
Graphic Design students from Malvern 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.
Malvern lies in Hot Spring county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 128,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary.
Of the 4 graphic design schools with a 100-mile radius of Malvern, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($22,599/yr) for graphic design students, with National Park Community College as the lowest, reported at only $11,876/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Malvern|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||16.9 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||36.2 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||43.2 miles|