With an overall population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136, approximately 7,136 of Houghton students attend one of Houghton's schools that offer business administration programs.
Houghton's largest business administration school is Michigan Technological University. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated approximately 104 students with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Houghton's business administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houghton business administration schools was an average of $35,363 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Houghton. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Houghton, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. There were 36,420 general managers working in Michigan and 950 working in the greater Houghton area in 2010. Houghton's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Houghton is $71,160 per year, which is higher than the average for general managers state-wide.