Americus has a total population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465. Of these students, 2,903 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
The largest marketing school in Americus, by student population, is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, Georgia Southwestern State University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in marketing.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in marketing in Americus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,366 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Americus marketing schools was an average of $25,882 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for marketing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
If you plan on staying in Americus after graduating from marketing school, you should know that job prospects for marketing professionals in Americus, which is the most popular marketing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 90 marketing professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Americus area. The government projects that the number of marketing professionals in Americus will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.