With an overall population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968, approximately 16,968 of Boone students attend one of Boone's schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Boone, the largest business school, by student population, is Appalachian State University. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 173 students with credentials in business.
A total of 612 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Boone in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone business schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Boone. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Boone-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boone after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Boone, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 56,480 business professionals in North Carolina. Of these business professionals, 1,740 were working in the greater Boone area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Boone will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Boone is $79,420 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.