With an overall population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814, approximately 4,814 of Chester students attend one of Chester's schools that offer business administration programs.
The largest business administration school in Chester, by student population, is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 100 students graduated from the Business Administration program at Widener University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Chester's business administration schools. If you decide to attend a business administration school in Chester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,840.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chester-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
If you plan on staying in Chester after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Chester, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 general managers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. The number of general managers in Chester is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.