With an overall population of 96,650 and a student population of 37,309, approximately 14,834 of Charleston students attend one of Charleston's schools that offer small business programs.
Charleston's largest small business school is Trident Technical College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Small Business program at Trident Technical College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in small business in Charleston in 2010. If you decide to attend a small business school in Charleston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,450.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Charleston.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charleston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 small business professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Charleston area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Charleston will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.