Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has four business and finance schools within its city limits. ECPI College of Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 12,194. It is the 2887th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Virginia Beach, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at ECPI College of Technology such as Becky Herrle, and R McCabe.
Business and Finance students from Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.650/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 4 business and finance schools in Virginia Beach, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centura College comes out as the most expensive ($26,028/yr) for business and finance students, with ECPI College of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $13,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|