Mesa, AZ (population: 474,115) has two business management schools within its city limits. Brookline College, the highest ranked school in the city with a business management program, has a total student population of 379. It is the 3419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Business Management students from Mesa schools who go on to become business executives, businessmen, businesswomen, managers, 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, Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes make on average $87,430 per year and there are about 11,700 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 110 employed agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes earning an average salary of $43,910. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $59,600/yr and there are 92,940 employed.
Mesa lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 53 out of every 1000 jobs in Mesa are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0/1000 are held by agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes.
Of the 2 business management schools in Mesa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College comes out as the most expensive ($17,402/yr) for business management students, with Mesa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,090/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mesa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||36.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||88.8 miles|