Tucson has a general population of 486,699 and an overall student population of 77,749. Approximately 38,767 of Tucson's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Tucson, by student population, is University of Arizona. In 2010, University of Arizona graduated approximately 34 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Tucson's small business schools. If you decide to attend one of Tucson's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in instate tuition and $35,928 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Tucson-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,871.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in Tucson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 42,900 small business professionals in Arizona, 6,100 were working in the greater Tucson area. Tucson's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.