Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has four business and finance schools within its city limits. Iverson Business School and Court Reporting, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 137. It is the 1629th highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Business and Finance students from Arlington 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,060 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $58,030. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $63,330/yr and there are 33,410 employed.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 39.012 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.241/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 4 business and finance schools in Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Iverson Business School and Court Reporting comes out as the most expensive ($30,024/yr) for business and finance students, with The University of Texas at Arlington as the lowest, reported at only $12,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|