Fayetteville has a general population of 58,047 and an overall student population of 20,000. Approximately 19,849 of Fayetteville's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Fayetteville, the largest business school, by student population, is University of Arkansas. In 2010, approximately 166 students graduated from the Business program at University of Arkansas.
A total of 774 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,241 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fayetteville business schools was an average of $27,118 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,082 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,732 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Fayetteville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 13,990 business professionals in Arkansas. Of these business professionals, 2,640 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. Fayetteville's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.