With an overall population of 59,954 and a student population of 16,934, approximately 16,934 of Chico students attend one of Chico's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Chico, by student population, is California State University-Chico. In 2010, California State University-Chico graduated approximately 535 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 600 students graduated with a business degree from one of Chico's business schools. If you decide to attend one of Chico's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,160 per year in instate tuition and $31,320 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,656 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,404 per year, on average, for room and board at Chico-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,164.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Chico, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 250,900 business professionals in California. Of these business professionals, 950 were working in the greater Chico area. Chico's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.