Great Bend has a total population of 15,345 and a student population of 4,237. Of these students, 4,237 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Barton County Community College is the largest business school in Great Bend, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Business program at Barton County Community College.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a business degree in Great Bend. If you decide to attend one of Great Bend's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in instate tuition and $14,552 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,036 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,020 business professionals in Kansas, 4,470 were working in the greater Great Bend area. The number of business professionals in Great Bend is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Great Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.