Massachusetts contains two schools that offer retail programs. Simmons College, the highest-ranking retail school in MA, has a total student population of 5,003 and is the 264th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 retail 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 students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become retail workers, retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 4,209,500 people working as retail salespersons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,630. Also, Sales and related employees make on average $36,020 per year and there are about 13,715,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 319,400 employed sales and related employees earning an average yearly salary of $41,920. Retail salespersons in this state earn $25,430/yr and there are 101,590 employed.
Also, within the retail schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from retail, 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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