West Virginia contains 28 schools that offer small business programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking small business school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 small business schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Business College-Wheeling comes out as the most expensive ($35,350/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Small Business students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 3,290 employed business operations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $54,280. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $52,880/yr and there are 20,380 employed.
Also, within the small business schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from small business, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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