Raleigh, NC (population: 421,938) has seven business management schools within its city limits. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest ranked school in the city with a business management program, has a total student population of 33,819. It is the 70th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Business Management students from Raleigh 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.
Raleigh lies in Wake county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Raleigh-Cary area has 499,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.85/hr average worker wage, and a $43,370 average annual salary.
Of the 7 business management schools in Raleigh, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Raleigh Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,904/yr) for business management students, with North Carolina State University at Raleigh as the lowest, reported at only $7,978/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Raleigh|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||22.6 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||48.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||75.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||90.8 miles|