Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has ten business and finance schools within its city limits. Saint Edward's University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 5,293. It is the 242nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Austin, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Saint Edward's University such as Delland Bartlett, Leah Brisco, Christopher Burton, Les Carter, Helene Caudill, and John Donnellan.
Business and Finance students from Austin 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 1,060 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $74,990. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $63,310/yr and there are 47,960 employed.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 62.336 out of every 1000 jobs in Austin are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.374/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 10 business and finance schools in Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Austin comes out as the most expensive ($31,834/yr) for business and finance students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|