Bloomington has a general population of 64,808 and an overall student population of 2,202. Approximately 2,066 of Bloomington's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Bloomington, the largest business school, by student population, is Illinois Wesleyan University. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois Wesleyan University with credentials in business.
In 2010, 128 students graduated with a business degree in Bloomington. If you decide to attend a business school in Bloomington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,982.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $780 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomington-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Bloomington, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 58,800 business professionals in Illinois. Of these business professionals, 730 were working in the greater Bloomington area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Bloomington will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.