Massachusetts contains fifteen schools that offer business writing programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking business writing school in MA, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 business writing schools in Massachusetts, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Fitchburg State College as the lowest recorded at only $9,386/yr.
Business Writing students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 9,160 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $61,850. Writers and authors in this state earn $62,690/yr and there are 840 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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