Newport News, VA (population: 182,057) has three business and finance schools within its city limits. Christopher Newport University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 4,952. It is the 1989th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Newport News, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Christopher Newport University such as Stephanie Bardwell, Michelle Carpenter, Katherine Cave, Borga Deniz, Amy Gibson, and Darren Good.
Business and Finance students from Newport News 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.
Newport News lies in Newport News 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 Newport News are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.650/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 3 business and finance schools in Newport News, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centura College comes out as the most expensive ($36,828/yr) for business and finance students, with Christopher Newport University as the lowest, reported at only $15,948/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Newport News|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||55.3 miles|