Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Macomb, the largest business school, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, approximately 137 students graduated from the Business program at Western Illinois University.
In 2010, 373 students graduated with a business degree in Macomb. Tuition in 2009 at Macomb's business schools was $21,692 per year for instate students and $25,081 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Macomb. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Macomb after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Macomb, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 58,800 business professionals working in Illinois and 2,210 working in the greater Macomb area in 2010. Macomb'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Macomb is $66,370 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.