With an overall population of 18,393 and a student population of 152, approximately 79 of Laurel students attend one of Laurel's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Laurel, by student population, is Southeastern Baptist College. In 2010, Southeastern Baptist College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a business degree from one of Laurel's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,300 per year in tuition costs.
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 $1,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Laurel-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,850.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Laurel, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,750 business professionals in Mississippi. Of these business professionals, 1,340 were working in the greater Laurel area. The number of business professionals in Laurel 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 Laurel is $75,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.