There are 2 business schools in Galveston, Texas. Galveston has a total population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371. Of these students, 3,941 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Galveston, by student population, is Texas A & M University at Galveston. In 2010, Texas A & M University at Galveston graduated approximately 77 students with credentials in business.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in business from business 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 schools was an average of $17,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,078 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,638 per year, on average, for room and board at Galveston-based business schools. 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 school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Galveston, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 153,780 business professionals in Texas, 42,780 were working in the greater Galveston area. Galveston's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.