Pennsylvania contains 146 schools that offer small business programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking small business school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 146 small business schools in Pennsylvania, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Small Business students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 18,890 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $67,600. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $64,810/yr and there are 240,750 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from small business, 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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