College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
University of Maryland-College Park is the largest business school in College Park, based on student population. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 574 students from its business program.
A total of 1,581 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in College Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Park business schools was an average of $37,614 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in College Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you plan on staying in College Park after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in College Park, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 54,320 business professionals working in Maryland and 58,390 working in the greater College Park area in 2010. College Park's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.