San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has fourteen risk management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Saint Marys College of California, the highest ranked school in this group with a risk management program, has a total student population of 3,636. It is the 2303rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 216th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Risk Management students from San Jose schools who go on to become insurance professionals, insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Insurance appraisers, auto damage make on average $56,180 per year and there are about 10,960 of them employed in the US today.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary.
Of the 14 risk management schools with a 100-mile radius of San Jose, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,730/yr) for risk management students, with De Anza College as the lowest, reported at only $3,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|