Fitchburg has a total population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119. Of these students, 7,043 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 156 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 170 students graduated with a business degree in Fitchburg. If you decide to attend one of Fitchburg's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in instate tuition and $23,500 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fitchburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 45,430 business professionals working in Massachusetts and 570 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. Fitchburg's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Fitchburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.