Rhode Island contains four schools that offer business writing programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking business writing school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 business writing schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Business Writing students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,180 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $57,080. Writers and authors in this state earn $65,110/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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