Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has three business writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest ranked school in this group with a business writing program, has a total student population of 15,300. It is the 1880th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology). To learn more about business writing programs in Gulfport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at University of Southern Mississippi such as Ernest King.
Business Writing students from Gulfport 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.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary.
Of the 3 business writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Gulfport, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University New Orleans comes out as the most expensive ($14,896/yr) for business writing students, with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,917/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|