Raleigh, NC (population: 421,938) has five internet schools within its city limits. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest ranked school in the city with an internet program, has a total student population of 33,819. It is the 70th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Internet students from Raleigh 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.
Raleigh lies in Wake county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Raleigh-Cary area has 499,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.85/hr average worker wage, and a $43,370 average annual salary.
Of the 5 internet schools in Raleigh, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of Communication Arts comes out as the most expensive ($25,171/yr) for internet students, with North Carolina State University at Raleigh as the lowest, reported at only $7,978/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Raleigh|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||22.6 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||48.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||75.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||90.8 miles|