San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has six business and finance schools within its city limits. San Jose State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 31,280. It is the 1434th highest ranked school in the USA and the 121st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about business and finance programs in San Jose, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at San Jose State University such as Deborah Abbott, Nitin Aggarwal, Yudihishter Ahuja, M Al-Emadi, Leslie Albert, and Janet Anaya.
Business and Finance students from San Jose 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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area alone, there are 840 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $56,930. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $84,970/yr and there are 51,930 employed.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary. Thus, about 58 out of every 1000 jobs in San Jose are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 6 business and finance schools in San Jose, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-San Jose comes out as the most expensive ($25,443/yr) for business and finance students, with Evergreen Valley College as the lowest, reported at only $9,070/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|