Salina, KS (population: 46,677) has three business schools within its city limits. Salina Area Technical College, the highest ranked school in the city with a business program, has a total student population of 339. It is the 1900th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Business students from Salina schools who go on to become business executives, businessmen, businesswomen, business coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes make on average $87,430 per year and there are about 11,700 of them employed in the US today.
Salina lies in Saline county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 3 business schools in Salina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($17,686/yr) for business students, with Salina Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,176/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Salina|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||53.8 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||69.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||80.6 miles|