Hampton, VA (population: 147,560) has one business and finance school within its city limits. Thomas Nelson Community College has a total student population of 10,606. It is the 5562nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 123rd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Hampton, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Thomas Nelson Community College such as Franz Albertini, Mark Bellamy, Jennifer Brown, Bryan Jones, Richard Paradiso, and Philip Pons.
Business and Finance students from Hampton 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 480 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $51,810. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $62,720/yr and there are 40,100 employed.
Hampton lies in Hampton county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 54.524 out of every 1000 jobs in Hampton are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.650/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Thomas Nelson Community College ends up costing a student $4,617/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hampton|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||12.3 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||25.5 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||66.6 miles|