With an overall population of 1,248 and a student population of 2,865, approximately 2,865 of Clarkesville students attend one of Clarkesville's schools that offer small business programs.
North Georgia Technical College is the largest small business school in Clarkesville, based on student population. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from North Georgia Technical College with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a small business certificate in Clarkesville. Tuition in 2009 at Clarkesville's small business schools was $9,971 per year for instate students and $11,771 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $958 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Clarkesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,718.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Clarkesville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 82,870 small business professionals in Georgia, 2,200 were working in the greater Clarkesville area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Clarkesville will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Clarkesville is $71,580 per year, which is lower than the average for small business professionals state-wide.