Jonesboro has a total population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156. Of these students, 12,156 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Jonesboro's largest business school is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. Approximately 124 students graduated in 2010 from Arkansas State University-Main Campus with credentials in business.
A reported 322 students graduated with credentials in business in Jonesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,226 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jonesboro business schools was an average of $25,146 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Jonesboro. 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 schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jonesboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 business professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Jonesboro area. Jonesboro's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Jonesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.
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