Elmira has a general population of 30,940 and an overall student population of 1,703. Approximately 1,634 of Elmira's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Elmira, by student population, is Elmira College. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from Elmira College with credentials in business.
A reported 72 students graduated with credentials in business in Elmira in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Elmira was $34,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $450 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmira-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $10,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmira, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 131 business professionals in New York were working in the greater Elmira area. Elmira's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Elmira, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.