There are 2 business schools in Jacksonville, Illinois. Jacksonville has a total population of 18,940 and a student population of 1,448. Of these students, 1,412 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
MacMurray College is the largest business school in Jacksonville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Business program at MacMurray College.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in business in Jacksonville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Jacksonville was $19,845 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $965 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Jacksonville. And if you live on campus at one of the Jacksonville-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $7,439 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 business professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Jacksonville area. Jacksonville's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Jacksonville, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.