Fairmont, WV has two business and finance schools within its city limits. Fairmont State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 4,574. It is the 3596th highest ranked school in the USA and the 50th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Fairmont, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Fairmont State University such as Mac Cassell, Rosa Cassell, Edward Gailey, Richard Harvey, Greg Hinton, and B Jacowitz.
Business and Finance students from Fairmont 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.
Fairmont lies in Marion county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 138,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $15.71/hr average worker wage, and a $32,690 average annual salary.
Of the 2 business and finance schools in Fairmont, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairmont State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,217/yr) for business and finance students, with Pierpont Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $9,661/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fairmont|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||57.4 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||69.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||98.0 miles|