If you are interested in pursuing small business, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 small business schools in San Antonio, Texas. With an overall population of 1,144,646 and a student population of 119,265, approximately 32,848 of San Antonio students attend one of San Antonio's schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 2 small business schools in San Antonio, the largest small business school, by student population, is St Marys University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Small Business program at St Marys University.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in small business in San Antonio in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at San Antonio's small business schools was $26,572 per year for instate students and $29,896 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,836 per year, on average, for room and board at San Antonio-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,137.
If you plan on staying in San Antonio after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in San Antonio, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. There were 153,780 small business professionals working in Texas and 10,350 working in the greater San Antonio area in 2010. The number of small business professionals in San Antonio is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.