Gunnison has a general population of 5,409 and an overall student population of 2,237. Approximately 2,237 of Gunnison's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Western State College of Colorado is the largest business school in Gunnison, based on student population. In 2010, Western State College of Colorado graduated approximately 79 students from its business program.
A total of 90 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Gunnison in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Gunnison's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,725 per year in instate tuition and $25,881 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,456 per year, on average, for room and board at Gunnison-based business schools. 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 Gunnison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,000 business professionals in Colorado, 1,880 were working in the greater Gunnison area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Gunnison will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. 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 Gunnison is $77,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.