North Carolina contains 110 schools that offer small business programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking small business school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 110 small business schools in North Carolina, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Small Business students from North Carolina schools who go on to become small business owners, businessmen, businesswomen, small business managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Business operations specialists make on average $65,960 per year and there are about 1,036,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the North Carolina alone, there are 28,030 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $61,710. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $60,110/yr and there are 154,190 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from small business, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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