Rock Hill, SC (population: 72,341) has nine multimedia schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina at Asheville, the highest ranked school in this group with a multimedia program, has a total student population of 3,897. It is the 235th highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about multimedia programs in Rock Hill, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of multimedia professors at University of North Carolina at Asheville such as Curt Cloninger, Philip Delacruz, Lei Han, Chris McKee, and Lorraine Walsh.
Multimedia students from Rock Hill 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.
Rock Hill lies in York county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary.
Of the 9 multimedia schools with a 100-mile radius of Rock Hill, 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 University of North Carolina at Asheville as the lowest, reported at only $8,209/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rock Hill|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||91.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||92.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||97.0 miles|