West Virginia contains four schools that offer transportation programs. Fred W Eberle Technical Center, the highest-ranking transportation school in WV, has a total student population of 114 and is the 940th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 transportation schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, James Rumsey Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($10,524/yr), with Fred W Eberle Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $5,376/yr.
Transportation students from West Virginia schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Virginia alone, there are 250 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $23,330. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $70,460/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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