With an overall population of 7,568 and a student population of 1,660, approximately 1,660 of La Junta students attend one of La Junta's schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in La Junta, the largest small business school, by student population, is Otero Junior College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Small Business program at Otero Junior College.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a small business certificate from one of La Junta's small business schools. If you decide to attend one of La Junta's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,446 per year in instate tuition and $17,247 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,749 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in La Junta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,994 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,315.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in La Junta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 small business professionals in Colorado were working in the greater La Junta area. La Junta's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
As a small business professional in La Junta, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for small business professionals in the state.