Virginia contains 27 schools that offer administrative assistant programs. Liberty University, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in VA, has a total student population of 46,312 and is the 2962nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 administrative assistant schools in Virginia, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Liberty University comes out as the most expensive ($19,574/yr), with Wytheville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,335/yr.
Administrative Assistant students from Virginia schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 2,900 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $24,900. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $33,260/yr and there are 569,170 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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