Thousand Oaks has a total population of 117,005 and a student population of 3,714. Of these students, 3,714 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Thousand Oaks, the largest small business school, by student population, is California Lutheran University. In 2010, California Lutheran University graduated approximately 8 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Thousand Oaks's small business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Thousand Oaks-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thousand Oaks, your job prospects are not very good. There were 250,900 small business professionals working in California and 4,940 working in the greater Thousand Oaks area in 2010. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Thousand Oaks will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.