Pottsville, PA has one hundred and seventy-seven liberal arts and humanities schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a liberal arts and humanities program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Pottsville schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today.
Pottsville lies in Schuylkill county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area has 238,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.38/hr average worker wage, and a $36,150 average annual salary.
Of the 177 liberal arts and humanities schools with a 100-mile radius of Pottsville, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr) for liberal arts and humanities students, with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest, reported at only $10,635/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pottsville|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||42.1 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||43.5 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||57.3 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||58.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||62.0 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||62.3 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||68.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||76.3 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||78.2 miles|