Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has eight business management schools within its city limits. Rockhurst University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business management program, has a total student population of 3,029. It is the 1885th highest ranked school in the USA and the 57th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about business management programs in Kansas City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business management professors at Rockhurst University such as Shahid Ali, Therese Butler-Jones, Gary DeRigne, Michelle Dockhorn, George Ferguson, and Brian Fitzpatrick.
Business Management students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 30 employed agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes earning an average salary of $53,070. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $61,220/yr and there are 55,380 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 56.043 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0.035/1000 are held by agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes.
Of the 8 business management schools in Kansas City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,787/yr) for business management students, with Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods as the lowest, reported at only $2,865/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|