West Virginia contains six schools that offer investment programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking investment school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 investment schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with West Virginia State Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,063/yr.
Investment students from West Virginia schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the investment schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from investment, 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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