Dayton, OH (population: 151,594) has three photography schools within its city limits. University of Dayton, the highest ranked school in the city with a photography program, has a total student population of 10,908. It is the 990th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Photography students from Dayton schools who go on to become photogrammetric compilation specialists, photographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 57,760 people working as photographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,370.
Dayton lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary.
Of the 3 photography schools in Dayton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Institute of Photography and Technology comes out as the most expensive ($32,091/yr) for photography students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dayton|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||16.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||33.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||42.4 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||56.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||73.9 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||98.1 miles|