Ruston has a general population of 20,546 and an overall student population of 11,282. Approximately 11,264 of Ruston's students are enrolled in schools that offer supply chain management programs.
The largest supply chain management school in Ruston, by student population, is Louisiana Tech University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Louisiana Tech University with credentials in supply chain management.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a supply chain management degree from one of Ruston's supply chain management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ruston supply chain management schools was an average of $20,931 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for supply chain management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board at Ruston-based supply chain management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many supply chain management graduates choose to work as supply chain managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ruston, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of supply chain managers in Ruston will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a supply chain manager in Ruston is $75,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for supply chain managers.