Massachusetts contains two schools that offer retail management programs. Simmons College, the highest-ranking retail management school in MA, has a total student population of 5,003 and is the 264th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 retail management schools in Massachusetts, none 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), with Holyoke Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,599/yr.
Retail Management students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 42,090 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $117,070. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $42,160/yr and there are 25,170 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from retail management, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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