Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two business writing schools within its city limits. Oral Roberts University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing program, has a total student population of 3,140. It is the 2440th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about business writing programs in Tulsa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Oral Roberts University such as Chuck Atkins, Ardith Baker, Joe Cannon, Marty Crossland, David Dyson, and George Gillen.
Business Writing students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 410 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $41,490. Writers and authors in this area earn $43,100/yr and there are 190 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.454 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by writers and authors, and 0.957/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oral Roberts University comes out as the most expensive ($18,078/yr) for business writing students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|