With an overall population of 27,912 and a student population of 5,796, approximately 5,722 of Dalton students attend one of Dalton's schools that offer business programs.
Dalton State College is the largest business school in Dalton, based on student population. In 2010, Dalton State College graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in business.
A reported 112 students graduated with credentials in business in Dalton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Dalton's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,740 per year in instate tuition and $18,222 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Dalton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,000.
If you plan on staying in Dalton after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Dalton, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 82,870 business professionals in Georgia, 1,320 were working in the greater Dalton area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Dalton will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Dalton is $78,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.