Sanford, FL (population: 51,795) has nine graphic design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Tampa, the highest ranked school in this group with a graphic design program, has a total student population of 6,291. It is the 389th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Graphic Design students from Sanford 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.
Sanford lies in Seminole county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Orlando-Kissimmee area has 989,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $38,430 average annual salary.
Of the 9 graphic design schools with a 100-mile radius of Sanford, 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 Sanford|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||3.1 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||13.6 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||30.9 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||31.0 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||54.1 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||67.2 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||76.4 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||95.3 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||98.6 miles|