Wisconsin contains sixteen schools that offer business writing programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking business writing school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 business writing schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beloit College comes out as the most expensive ($21,527/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Business Writing students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 4,510 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $49,500. Writers and authors in this state earn $48,890/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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