Des Plaines has a general population of 58,720 and an overall student population of 12,087. Approximately 12,087 of Des Plaines's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Oakton Community College is the largest business school in Des Plaines, based on student population. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from Oakton Community College with credentials in business.
A reported 91 students graduated with credentials in business in Des Plaines in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Des Plaines was $2,510 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Des Plaines after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Des Plaines, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 58,800 business professionals working in Illinois and 44,560 working in the greater Des Plaines area in 2010. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Des Plaines will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.