With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 5,167 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer small business programs.
Athens Technical College is the largest small business school in Athens, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Athens Technical College with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a small business certificate in Athens. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Athens was $2,043 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for small business related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 76 small business professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's small business professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.