Dallas has a total population of 1,188,580 and a student population of 79,421. Of these students, 10,891 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Dallas, by student population, is Southern Methodist University. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Small Business program at Southern Methodist University.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in small business in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,160 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,360 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Dallas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 153,780 small business professionals working in Texas and 35,210 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. The number of small business professionals in Dallas is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.