Morgantown, WV has one media school within its city limits. West Virginia University has a total student population of 28,898. It is the 995th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Media students from Morgantown schools who go on to become interactive media designers, media designers, reporters, news reporters, 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.
Morgantown lies in Monongalia county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Morgantown area has 56,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,540 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia University ends up costing a student $8,164/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Morgantown|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||58.9 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||59.4 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||98.8 miles|