Virginia contains 40 schools that offer retail management programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking retail management school in VA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 40 retail management schools in Virginia, only 15 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 West Virginia State Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,063/yr.
Retail Management students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 47,700 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $120,320. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $40,400/yr and there are 32,320 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from retail management, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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