Fayetteville has a general population of 58,047 and an overall student population of 20,000. Approximately 19,849 of Fayetteville's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
University of Arkansas is the largest management school in Fayetteville, based on student population. Approximately 43 students graduated in 2010 from University of Arkansas with credentials in management.
A reported 55 students graduated with credentials in management in Fayetteville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fayetteville's management schools was $18,241 per year for instate students and $27,118 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,082 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Fayetteville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,732 per year, on average, for room and board at Fayetteville-based management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many management graduates choose to work as managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fayetteville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 13,990 managers in Arkansas. Of these managers, 2,640 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. The government projects that the number of managers in Fayetteville will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for managers.