Lexington, KY (population: 279,146) has three entrepreneurship schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Xavier University, the highest ranked school in this group with an entrepreneurship 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). To learn more about entrepreneurship programs in Lexington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entrepreneurship professors at Xavier University such as Seung Bach, Ravi Chinta, Sherrie Human, Tony Ragio, and Jim Turner.
Entrepreneurship students from Lexington schools who go on to become entrepreneurs, internet entrepreneurs, e-business entrepreneurs, e-commerce entrepreneurs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,036,450 people working as business operations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,960. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Lexington-Fayette area alone, there are 7,870 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $55,610. Business operations specialists in this area earn $60,890/yr and there are 1,160 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 4.793 out of every 1000 jobs in Lexington are held by business operations specialists, and 32.519/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 3 entrepreneurship schools with a 100-mile radius of Lexington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr) for entrepreneurship students, with Northern Kentucky University as the lowest, reported at only $9,991/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|