With an overall population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617, approximately 5,617 of Bowie students attend one of Bowie's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Bowie, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, Bowie State University graduated approximately 159 students from its business program.
In 2010, 218 students graduated with a business degree in Bowie. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowie business schools was an average of $29,083 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,800 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Bowie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 54,320 business professionals in Maryland, 58,390 were working in the greater Bowie area. Bowie's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.