With an overall population of 11,131 and a student population of 4,679, approximately 4,679 of Portales students attend one of Portales's schools that offer business administration programs.
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is the largest business administration school in Portales, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Business Administration program at Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Portales's business administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Portales's business administration schools was $13,976 per year for instate students and $19,526 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 Portales. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,374 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,602.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Portales, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,520 general managers in New Mexico. Of these general managers, 1,950 were working in the greater Portales area. The number of general managers in Portales is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.