Missouri contains two schools that offer retail programs. Lindenwood University, the highest-ranking retail school in MO, has a total student population of 10,408 and is the 481st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 retail schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lindenwood University comes out as the most expensive ($26,896/yr), with Patricia Stevens College as the lowest recorded at only $21,105/yr.
Retail students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 280,190 employed sales and related employees earning an average yearly salary of $33,820. Retail salespersons in this state earn $24,340/yr and there are 79,340 employed.
Also, within the retail schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from retail, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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