With an overall population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156, approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro students attend one of Jonesboro's schools that offer business administration programs.
The largest business administration school in Jonesboro, by student population, is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 124 students graduated from the Business Administration program at Arkansas State University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 124 students graduated with a business administration degree in Jonesboro. Tuition in 2009 at Jonesboro's business administration schools was $17,226 per year for instate students and $25,146 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board at Jonesboro-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Jonesboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 general managers in Arkansas were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The number of general managers in Jonesboro is expected to decrease by -3% 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 Jonesboro is $70,780 per year, which is lower than the average for general managers state-wide.