Eureka has a general population of 26,128 and an overall student population of 7,708. Approximately 7,634 of Eureka's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Eureka's largest business school is College of the Redwoods. In 2010, College of the Redwoods graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a business degree from one of Eureka's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Eureka's business schools was $10,724 per year for instate students and $16,148 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Eureka-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,558 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,178.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Eureka, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 593 business professionals in California were working in the greater Eureka area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -2% in Eureka. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Eureka is $74,690 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.