Clarksdale has a general population of 20,645 and an overall student population of 2,565. Approximately 2,565 of Clarksdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Clarksdale's largest business school is Coahoma Community College. In 2010, Coahoma Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its business program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Clarksdale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,554 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clarksdale business schools was an average of $7,754 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksdale-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarksdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,750 business professionals in Mississippi, 1,560 were working in the greater Clarksdale area. The number of business professionals in Clarksdale is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Clarksdale is $72,140 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.