Virginia contains 57 schools that offer small business programs. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranking small business school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 small business schools in Virginia, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown College comes out as the most expensive ($49,321/yr), with Tidewater Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,175/yr.
Small Business students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 36,640 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $75,400. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $72,280/yr and there are 225,160 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from small business, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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