With an overall population of 7,568 and a student population of 1,660, approximately 1,660 of La Junta students attend one of La Junta's schools that offer business administration programs.
Of the 1 business administration schools in La Junta, the largest business administration school, by student population, is Otero Junior College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Business Administration program at Otero Junior College.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in La Junta in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at La Junta's business administration schools was $14,446 per year for instate students and $17,247 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,749 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,994 per year, on average, for room and board at La Junta-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,315.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Junta, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,000 general managers working in Colorado and 1,050 working in the greater La Junta area in 2010. The number of general managers in La Junta is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in La Junta is $66,810 per year, which is lower than the average for general managers state-wide.