West Virginia contains five schools that offer advertising programs. Concord University, the highest-ranking advertising school in WV, has a total student population of 2,882 and is the 454th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 advertising schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Wesleyan College comes out as the most expensive ($16,138/yr), with West Virginia State Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,063/yr.
Advertising students from West Virginia schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Virginia alone, there are 240 employed market research analysts earning an average yearly salary of $39,530. Advertising and promotions managers in this state earn $54,030/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the advertising schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from advertising, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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