West Virginia contains 39 schools that offer business and finance programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking business and finance school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 business and finance schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Business and Finance students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 220 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average yearly salary of $49,910. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $52,880/yr and there are 20,380 employed.
Also, within the business and finance schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business and finance, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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