Texas contains seventeen schools that offer business writing programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking business writing school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 business writing schools in Texas, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Business Writing students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 21,420 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $57,320. Writers and authors in this state earn $55,960/yr and there are 2,090 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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