Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has five business and finance schools within its city limits. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Texas Christian University such as Chris Barry, John Baum, Ellen Benson, Stanley Block, Robert Boatler, and Paul Campbell.
Business and Finance students from Fort Worth 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.
Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.241/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 5 business and finance schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for business and finance students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|