Galveston, Texas has 2 business administration schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in business administration. With an overall population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371, approximately 3,941 of Galveston students attend one of Galveston's schools that offer business administration programs.
Of the 2 business administration schools in Galveston, the largest business administration school, by student population, is Texas A & M University at Galveston. In 2010, Texas A & M University at Galveston graduated approximately 77 students from its business administration program.
A total of 87 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in Galveston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,817 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Galveston business administration schools was an average of $17,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,078 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Galveston. And if you live on campus at one of the Galveston-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $4,638 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,566.
If you plan on staying in Galveston after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Galveston, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. There were 153,780 general managers working in Texas and 42,780 working in the greater Galveston area in 2010. The number of general managers in Galveston is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.