With an overall population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828, approximately 8,178 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer marketing programs.
The largest marketing school in Columbus, by student population, is Columbus State University. In 2010, Columbus State University graduated approximately 33 students from its marketing program.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in marketing in Columbus in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Columbus's marketing schools was $18,043 per year for instate students and $29,657 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $974 for marketing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbus-based marketing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,973.
After graduating with your credentials in marketing, if you decide to work as a marketing professional in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 15,860 marketing professionals in Georgia. Of these marketing professionals, 200 were working in the greater Columbus area. The government projects that the number of marketing professionals in Columbus will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Columbus is $81,600 per year, which is higher than the average for marketing professionals state-wide.