With an overall population of 7,960 and a student population of 3,121, approximately 3,121 of Alamosa students attend one of Alamosa's schools that offer business programs.
Alamosa's largest business school is Adams State College. Approximately 77 students graduated in 2010 from Adams State College with credentials in business.
A total of 77 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Alamosa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,989 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alamosa business schools was an average of $25,133 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,749 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alamosa-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $7,160 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alamosa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,000 business professionals in Colorado, 1,050 were working in the greater Alamosa area. The number of business professionals in Alamosa is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Alamosa is $66,810 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.