Pennsylvania contains eleven schools that offer retail programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking retail school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 retail 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 students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 594,340 employed sales and related employees earning an average yearly salary of $36,210. Retail salespersons in this state earn $25,030/yr and there are 195,660 employed.
Also, within the retail schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from retail, 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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