West Virginia contains six schools that offer insurance programs. Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia, the highest-ranking insurance school in WV, has a total student population of 103 and is the 1945th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 insurance schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Cross Lanes comes out as the most expensive ($22,584/yr), with Mercer County Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $5,346/yr.
Insurance students from West Virginia schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the insurance schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from insurance, 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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