West Virginia contains 30 schools that offer leadership programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking leadership school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 leadership schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Business College-Wheeling comes out as the most expensive ($35,350/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Leadership students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the leadership schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from leadership, 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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