With an overall population of 776,733 and a student population of 101,874, approximately 9,008 of San Francisco students attend one of San Francisco's schools that offer small business programs.
University of San Francisco is the largest small business school in San Francisco, based on student population. In 2010, University of San Francisco graduated approximately 26 students from its small business program.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in small business from small business schools in San Francisco in 2010. If you decide to attend a small business school in San Francisco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,770.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,540 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in San Francisco, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 small business professionals in California were working in the greater San Francisco area. The number of small business professionals in San Francisco is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.