Wheeling, WV has two business and finance schools within its city limits. Wheeling Jesuit University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 1,367. It is the 2753rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 40th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University). To learn more about business and finance programs in Wheeling, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at Wheeling Jesuit University such as Prem Bajaj, John Mansuy, and Dr. Robert Rush.
Business and Finance students from Wheeling 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 Wheeling-OH area alone, there are 40 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $48,370. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $49,230/yr and there are 1,630 employed.
Wheeling lies in Ohio county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Wheeling-OH area has 64,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $15.75/hr average worker wage, and a $32,750 average annual salary. Thus, about 25.426 out of every 1000 jobs in Wheeling are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.679/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 2 business and finance schools in Wheeling, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wheeling Jesuit University comes out as the most expensive ($17,169/yr) for business and finance students, with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wheeling|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||9.5 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||48.3 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||66.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||76.0 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||87.3 miles|