Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one business writing school within its city limits. Crichton College has a total student population of 717. It is the 4850th highest ranked school in the USA and the 131st highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about business writing programs in Memphis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Crichton College such as Kathy Tuberville.
Business Writing students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 490 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $46,300. Writers and authors in this area earn $50,280/yr and there are 130 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.215 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by writers and authors, and 0.811/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Crichton College ends up costing a student $15,085/yr.