Carrollton, TX (population: 130,013) has thirty-nine leadership schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a leadership program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Leadership students from Carrollton 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. In fact, in the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed industrialorganizational psychologists earning an average salary of $79,460. Training and development specialists in this area earn $56,460/yr and there are 4,280 employed.
Carrollton lies in Denton county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.088 out of every 1000 jobs in Carrollton are held by training and development specialists, and **/1000 are held by industrialorganizational psychologists.
Of the 39 leadership schools with a 100-mile radius of Carrollton, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($38,765/yr) for leadership students, with North Central Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $4,633/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carrollton|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||20.6 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||21.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||30.5 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||30.5 miles|