Hartsville, SC has seven multimedia schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of South Carolina-Columbia, the highest ranked school in this group with a multimedia program, has a total student population of 28,482. It is the 786th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Multimedia students from Hartsville schools who go on to become multimedia designers, audio engineers, graphic designers, video engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,800 people working as multimedia artists and animators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,810. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today.
Hartsville lies in Darlington county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Florence area has 80,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $17.18/hr average worker wage, and a $35,730 average annual salary.
Of the 7 multimedia schools with a 100-mile radius of Hartsville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($31,116/yr) for multimedia students, with Central Piedmont Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,798/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hartsville|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||67.0 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||82.9 miles|