Lakeland has a total population of 78,452 and a student population of 8,123. Of these students, 2,426 are enrolled in schools that offer business management programs.
Lakeland's largest business management school is Florida Southern College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Florida Southern College with credentials in business management.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a business management degree in Lakeland. If you decide to attend a business management school in Lakeland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,795.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business management program in Lakeland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,242 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,128.
Many business management graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lakeland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 97 general managers in Florida were working in the greater Lakeland area. The number of general managers in Lakeland is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.