With an overall population of 6,400 and a student population of 7,031, approximately 7,031 of Taft students attend one of Taft's schools that offer business programs.
Taft's largest business school is Taft College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Taft College with credentials in business.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in business in Taft in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,406 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Taft business schools was an average of $13,296 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,545 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Taft. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,824 per year, on average, for room and board at Taft-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,460.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Taft, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 77 business professionals in California were working in the greater Taft area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Taft will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.