Dunbar, WV has forty-six business and finance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ohio University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 22,647. It is the 128th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Business and Finance students from Dunbar 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 Charleston area alone, there are 50 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $40,250. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $52,350/yr and there are 5,570 employed.
Dunbar lies in Kanawha county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Charleston area has 146,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $17.90/hr average worker wage, and a $37,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 38.101 out of every 1000 jobs in Dunbar are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.328/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 46 business and finance schools with a 100-mile radius of Dunbar, only 2 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) for business and finance students, with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $1,483/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dunbar|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||38.8 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||50.0 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||70.3 miles|