Lexington, KY (population: 279,146) has ten ecommerce schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Xavier University, the highest ranked school in this group with an ecommerce program, has a total student population of 6,966. It is the 182nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Ecommerce students from Lexington schools who go on to become ecommerce developers, web developers, e-commerce specialists, e-commerce consultants, 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, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Lexington-Fayette area alone, there are 420 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $70,000. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $55,610/yr and there are 7,870 employed.
Lexington lies in Fayette county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Lexington-Fayette area has 241,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $18.95/hr average worker wage, and a $39,410 average annual salary. Thus, about 32.519 out of every 1000 jobs in Lexington are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.725/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 10 ecommerce schools with a 100-mile radius of Lexington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Cincinnati Campus comes out as the most expensive ($28,012/yr) for ecommerce students, with Southern State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,234/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lexington|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||49.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||68.6 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||76.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||86.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||96.2 miles|