Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Evanston's largest business school is Northwestern University. In 2010, approximately 453 students graduated from the Business program at Northwestern University.
A total of 1,323 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,463 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Evanston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 58,800 business professionals working in Illinois and 44,560 working in the greater Evanston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Evanston will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.