Carrollton has a total population of 19,843 and a student population of 11,500. Of these students, 11,500 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Carrollton, by student population, is University of West Georgia. Approximately 200 students graduated in 2010 from University of West Georgia with credentials in business.
A total of 469 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Carrollton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carrollton's business schools was $17,748 per year for instate students and $29,724 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carrollton-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Carrollton after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Carrollton, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 business professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Carrollton area. The number of business professionals in Carrollton is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.