Grand Rapids has a total population of 7,764 and a student population of 1,209. Of these students, 1,209 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Grand Rapids's largest business administration school is Itasca Community College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Business Administration program at Itasca Community College.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in business administration in Grand Rapids in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Grand Rapids's business administration schools was $14,233 per year for instate students and $15,439 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Grand Rapids. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Grand Rapids-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,201.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 general managers in Minnesota were working in the greater Grand Rapids area. Grand Rapids's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by -5% 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 Grand Rapids is $65,340 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for general managers.