Athens has a total population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242. Of these students, 34,885 are enrolled in schools that offer international business programs.
Of the 1 international business schools in Athens, the largest international business school, by student population, is University of Georgia. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in international business.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in international business from international 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 international business schools was an average of $36,210 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for international business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based international business schools, you will have an added expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many international business graduates choose to work as international business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 76 international business professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Athens area. The government projects that the number of international business professionals in Athens will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for international business professionals.