East Providence, RI (population: 48,249) has one hundred and twenty-one leadership schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Harvard University, the highest ranked school in this group with a leadership program, has a total student population of 27,651. It is the highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Massachusetts.
Leadership students from East Providence schools who go on to become organizational leadership consultants, business coaches, business leaders, leaders, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 205,020 people working as training and development specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,310. Also, Industrialorganizational psychologists make on average $102,570 per year and there are about 1,710 of them employed in the US today.
East Providence lies in Providence county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary.
Of the 121 leadership schools with a 100-mile radius of East Providence, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr) for leadership students, with Rhode Island College as the lowest, reported at only $7,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Providence|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||11.9 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||14.3 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||23.0 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||23.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||38.0 miles|