Philadelphia, PA (population: 1,445,993) has nineteen business and finance schools within its city limits. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about business and finance programs in Philadelphia, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Bruce Boylston, Eraslan, Michael Gibbons, Craig MacKinlay, Ian MacMillan, and Olivia Mitchell.
Business and Finance students from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,910 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $65,560. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $72,500/yr and there are 103,640 employed.
Philadelphia lies in Philadelphia county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 56.544 out of every 1000 jobs in Philadelphia are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.044/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 19 business and finance schools in Philadelphia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($45,792/yr) for business and finance students, with Community College of Philadelphia as the lowest, reported at only $6,012/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Philadelphia|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||9.3 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||10.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||13.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||13.7 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||16.0 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||33.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||38.5 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||44.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||47.4 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||48.9 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||51.1 miles|