California contains 36 schools that offer business writing programs. University of Southern California, the highest-ranking business writing school in CA, has a total student population of 34,824 and is the 10th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 business writing schools in California, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Otis College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($33,550/yr), with Grossmont College as the lowest recorded at only $3,021/yr.
Business Writing students from California 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. In fact, in the California alone, there are 28,240 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $66,690. Writers and authors in this state earn $87,600/yr and there are 6,370 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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