With an overall population of 139,529 and a student population of 17,911, approximately 5,103 of Bridgeport students attend one of Bridgeport's schools that offer small business programs.
Bridgeport's largest small business school is University of Bridgeport. In 2010, University of Bridgeport graduated approximately 0 students from its small business program.
If you decide to attend a small business school in Bridgeport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,465.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bridgeport-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $11,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,122.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Bridgeport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 31,120 small business professionals in Connecticut, 10,390 were working in the greater Bridgeport area. The number of small business professionals in Bridgeport is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.