Daytona Beach, FL (population: 63,815) has seven graphic design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Flagler College, the highest ranked school in this group with a graphic design program, has a total student population of 2,716. It is the 409th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Graphic Design students from Daytona Beach 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.
Daytona Beach lies in Volusia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach area has 155,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $34,560 average annual salary.
Of the 7 graphic design schools with a 100-mile radius of Daytona Beach, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Full Sail University comes out as the most expensive ($31,663/yr) for graphic design students, with University of Florida as the lowest, reported at only $10,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Daytona Beach|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||3.2 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||28.0 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||33.9 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||44.4 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||51.2 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||78.2 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||94.1 miles|