West Virginia contains seven schools that offer banking programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking banking school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 banking schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with West Virginia State Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,063/yr.
Banking students from West Virginia schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Virginia alone, there are 20,380 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $52,880. Financial specialists in this state earn $56,660/yr and there are 490 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from banking, 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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