Wisconsin contains four schools that offer retail management programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking retail management school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 retail management schools in Wisconsin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($15,047/yr), with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,170/yr.
Retail Management students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 25,370 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $106,830. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $37,120/yr and there are 20,180 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from retail management, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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