Newport has a total population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634. Of these students, 2,584 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Salve Regina University is the largest business school in Newport, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 72 students graduated from the Business program at Salve Regina University.
In 2010, 156 students graduated with a business degree from one of Newport's business schools. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Newport was $30,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Newport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,510 business professionals in Rhode Island, 5,650 were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Newport. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.