Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has four risk management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Nevada Regional Technical Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a risk management program, has a total student population of 38. It is the 943rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Risk Management students from Kansas City 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.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary.
Of the 4 risk management schools with a 100-mile radius of Kansas City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($19,498/yr) for risk management students, with Highland Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,865/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|