Lexington, KY (population: 279,146) has five business and finance schools within its city limits. Transylvania University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 1,092. It is the 269th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about business and finance programs in Lexington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Transylvania University such as William Baldwin, Jeff Hopper, Michael Pepper, Julia Poynter, and John Zink.
Business and Finance students from Lexington 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 Lexington-Fayette area alone, there are 130 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $65,440. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $55,610/yr and there are 7,870 employed.
Lexington lies in Fayette county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Lexington-Fayette area has 241,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $18.95/hr average worker wage, and a $39,410 average annual salary. Thus, about 32.519 out of every 1000 jobs in Lexington are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.542/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 5 business and finance schools in Lexington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($22,770/yr) for business and finance students, with College for Technical Education as the lowest, reported at only $6,070/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lexington|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||49.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||68.6 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||76.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||86.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||96.2 miles|