Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has two business writing schools within its city limits. Wichita State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing program, has a total student population of 14,601. It is the 2323rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about business writing programs in Wichita, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Wichita State University such as Suhair Abdinnour-Helm, Paul Allenbauch, Mehmet Barut, Sam Beldona, Nancy Beramen, and John Broberg.
Business Writing students from Wichita 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 Wichita area alone, there are 470 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $42,820. Writers and authors in this area earn $36,590/yr and there are 70 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.246 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by writers and authors, and 1.594/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools in Wichita, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Friends University comes out as the most expensive ($17,871/yr) for business writing students, with Wichita State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,563/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|