With an overall population of 4,022 and a student population of 7,241, approximately 7,241 of Thatcher students attend one of Thatcher's schools that offer small business programs.
Thatcher's largest small business school is Eastern Arizona College. In 2010, Eastern Arizona College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in small business.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,538 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Thatcher small business schools was an average of $18,138 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $885 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,075 per year, on average, for room and board at Thatcher-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,049.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thatcher, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 42,900 small business professionals in Arizona. Of these small business professionals, 1,060 were working in the greater Thatcher area. The number of small business professionals in Thatcher is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Thatcher is $77,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.