Saint Louis, MO (population: 349,763) has four telecommunications schools within its city limits. Missouri Baptist University, the highest ranked school in the city with a telecommunications program, has a total student population of 4,836. It is the 3228th highest ranked school in the USA and the 97th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Telecommunications students from Saint Louis schools who go on to become telecommunication operators, telecommunications specialists, telecommunications professionals, television news producers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 189,850 people working as telecommunications equipment installers and repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,990. Also, Radio operators make on average $43,400 per year and there are about 870 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 4 telecommunications schools in Saint Louis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri Baptist University comes out as the most expensive ($23,034/yr) for telecommunications students, with Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley as the lowest, reported at only $7,679/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Louis|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||11.4 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||18.3 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||22.2 miles|