Fountain Valley, CA (population: 56,133) has ten interactive media design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern California, the highest ranked school in this group with an interactive media design program, has a total student population of 34,824. It is the 10th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about interactive media design programs in Fountain Valley, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of interactive media design professors at University of Southern California such as Sherin Guirguis.
Interactive Media Design students from Fountain Valley schools who go on to become interactive media designers, media designers, multimedia designers, digital media designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today.
Fountain Valley lies in Orange county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine Metropolitan area has 1,433,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,940 average annual salary.
Of the 10 interactive media design schools with a 100-mile radius of Fountain Valley, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($34,413/yr) for interactive media design students, with California State University-Dominguez Hills as the lowest, reported at only $2,451/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fountain Valley|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||3.6 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||4.9 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||8.3 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||13.3 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||15.1 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||15.9 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||16.2 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||18.6 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||19.0 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||20.1 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||21.3 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||21.6 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||23.6 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||23.8 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||25.5 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||29.0 miles|