Carbondale has a total population of 20,681 and a student population of 20,350. Of these students, 20,350 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Carbondale, the largest business school, by student population, is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Approximately 114 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with credentials in business.
In 2010, 364 students graduated with a business degree in Carbondale. Tuition in 2009 at Carbondale's business schools was $21,913 per year for instate students and $32,848 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,082 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Carbondale, your job prospects are not very good. There were 58,800 business professionals working in Illinois and 1,200 working in the greater Carbondale area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Carbondale. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Carbondale is $75,760 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.