West Virginia contains five schools that offer business writing programs. West Virginia Wesleyan College, the highest-ranking business writing school in WV, has a total student population of 1,416 and is the 469th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 business writing schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Davis & Elkins College comes out as the most expensive ($18,674/yr), with West Virginia University as the lowest recorded at only $8,164/yr.
Business Writing students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 750 employed public relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $39,840. Writers and authors in this state earn $36,160/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the business writing schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business writing, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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