Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has seven business and finance schools within its city limits. Fresno Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 2,668. It is the 326th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about business and finance programs in Fresno, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Fresno Pacific University such as Janita Rawls.
Business and Finance students from Fresno schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fresno area alone, there are 170 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $48,030. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $56,790/yr and there are 13,170 employed.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 41 out of every 1000 jobs in Fresno are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 7 business and finance schools in Fresno, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,869/yr) for business and finance students, with California State University-Fresno as the lowest, reported at only $5,579/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fresno|