Pennsylvania contains 31 schools that offer business writing programs. Carnegie Mellon University, the highest-ranking business writing school in PA, has a total student population of 11,197 and is the 44th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 business writing schools in Pennsylvania, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Reading Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $12,098/yr.
Business Writing students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 10,120 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $61,250. Writers and authors in this state earn $53,190/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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