If you decide that you want to get a business degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 business schools in Athens, Georgia. With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 40,052 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer business programs.
University of Georgia is the largest business school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 480 students graduated from the Business program at University of Georgia.
A total of 2,074 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Athens business schools was an average of $36,210 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,230 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,143.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 82,870 business professionals in Georgia. Of these business professionals, 980 were working in the greater Athens area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Athens will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
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