Prairie View has a general population of 4,410 and an overall student population of 8,608. Approximately 8,608 of Prairie View's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Prairie View, by student population, is Prairie View A & M University. In 2010, Prairie View A & M University graduated approximately 74 students from its business program.
A reported 182 students graduated with credentials in business in Prairie View in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Prairie View's business schools was $18,578 per year for instate students and $26,888 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,763.
If you plan on staying in Prairie View after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Prairie View, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Prairie View area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Prairie View will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.