Columbia has a total population of 4,014 and a student population of 2,349. Of these students, 2,349 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Lindsey Wilson College is the largest business administration school in Columbia, based on student population. In 2010, Lindsey Wilson College graduated approximately 30 students from its business administration program.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in Columbia in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business administration schools in Columbia was $17,870 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbia-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $4,595 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,618.
If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Columbia, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 24,230 general managers in Kentucky, 1,700 were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of general managers in Columbia is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Columbia is $70,990 per year, which is lower than the average for general managers state-wide.