With an overall population of 11,360 and a student population of 2,497, approximately 2,497 of Sterling students attend one of Sterling's schools that offer business programs.
Sterling's largest business school is Northeastern Junior College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Business program at Northeastern Junior College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a business degree from one of Sterling's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Sterling's business schools was $14,768 per year for instate students and $20,210 per year for out of state students.
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 Sterling. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,654 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,970.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sterling, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,000 business professionals in Colorado. Of these business professionals, 1,050 were working in the greater Sterling area. The number of business professionals in Sterling 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 Sterling is $66,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.