Wisconsin contains 55 schools that offer small business programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking small business school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 small business schools in Wisconsin, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carthage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,664/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Small Business students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 17,690 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $60,890. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $57,460/yr and there are 111,820 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from small business, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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