Arcata has a total population of 16,651 and a student population of 7,954. Of these students, 7,954 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Humboldt State University is the largest business school in Arcata, based on student population. In 2010, Humboldt State University graduated approximately 98 students from its business program.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a business degree from one of Arcata's business schools. If you decide to attend one of Arcata's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,465 per year in instate tuition and $30,625 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,528 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arcata-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $9,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,377.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arcata, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 593 business professionals in California were working in the greater Arcata area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -2% in Arcata. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Arcata is $74,690 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.