Cary, NC (population: 145,939) has thirty-four internet schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Duke University, the highest ranked school in this group with an internet program, has a total student population of 14,350. It is the 15th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of North Carolina.
Internet students from Cary schools who go on to become web designers, network engineers, internet technologists, internet technology developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Interior designers make on average $51,990 per year and there are about 46,010 of them employed in the US today.
Cary lies in Chatham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Durham area has 275,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $24.27/hr average worker wage, and a $50,480 average annual salary.
Of the 34 internet schools with a 100-mile radius of Cary, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr) for internet students, with Nash Community College as the lowest, reported at only $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cary|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||17.0 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||56.9 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||68.7 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||83.9 miles|