Pennsylvania contains 198 schools that offer business and finance programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking business and finance school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 198 business and finance schools in Pennsylvania, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Business and Finance students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 6,630 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average yearly salary of $59,620. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $64,810/yr and there are 240,750 employed.
Also, within the business and finance schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business and finance, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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