With an overall population of 8,869 and a student population of 1,080, approximately 1,080 of Lamar students attend one of Lamar's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Lamar, by student population, is Lamar Community College. In 2010, Lamar Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its business program.
If you decide to attend a business school in Lamar, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,043.
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 business program in Lamar. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Lamar-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,616.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lamar, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,000 business professionals in Colorado, 1,050 were working in the greater Lamar area. The number of business professionals in Lamar is expected to 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 Lamar is $66,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.