With an overall population of 1,102 and a student population of 2,882, approximately 2,882 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer business administration programs.
The largest business administration school in Athens, by student population, is Concord University. Approximately 65 students graduated in 2010 from Concord University with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a business administration degree in Athens. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,756 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Athens business administration schools was an average of $21,832 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,766 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Athens, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 general managers in West Virginia were working in the greater Athens area. The number of general managers in Athens is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Athens is $67,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for general managers.