Auburn, AL (population: 57,926) has four business writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a business writing program, has a total student population of 24,602. It is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Alabama.
Business Writing students from Auburn schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today.
Auburn lies in Lee county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Auburn-Opelika area has 47,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,440 average annual salary.
Of the 4 business writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Auburn, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Huntingdon College comes out as the most expensive ($18,416/yr) for business writing students, with Columbus Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,491/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Auburn|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||1.0 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||29.1 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||36.9 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||92.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||94.9 miles|