University, MS has three wedding planning schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern Methodist University, the highest ranked school in this group with a wedding planning program, has a total student population of 10,891. It is the 976th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Wedding Planning students from University schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 3 wedding planning schools with a 100-mile radius of University, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($36,482/yr) for wedding planning students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from University|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||20.7 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||29.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||30.9 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||40.5 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||40.5 miles|