Pennsylvania contains eleven schools that offer retail management programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking retail management school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 retail management schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Commonwealth Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($26,329/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Retail Management students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 45,080 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $102,320. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $42,410/yr and there are 36,090 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from retail management, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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