Spartanburg, SC (population: 40,665) has six entrepreneurship schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Western Carolina University, the highest ranked school in this group with an entrepreneurship program, has a total student population of 9,429. It is the 367th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about entrepreneurship programs in Spartanburg, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entrepreneurship professors at Western Carolina University such as Louis Buck, and Robert Carton.
Entrepreneurship students from Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg area alone, there are 3,210 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $58,340. Business operations specialists in this area earn $52,330/yr and there are 160 employed.
Spartanburg lies in Spartanburg county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Spartanburg area has 116,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.41/hr average worker wage, and a $38,300 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.342 out of every 1000 jobs in Spartanburg are held by business operations specialists, and 27.465/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 6 entrepreneurship schools with a 100-mile radius of Spartanburg, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, East Tennessee State University comes out as the most expensive ($11,426/yr) for entrepreneurship students, with Isothermal Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,043/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Spartanburg|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||51.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||84.6 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||84.7 miles|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||99.5 miles|