Dalton has a total population of 27,912 and a student population of 5,796. Of these students, 5,722 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Dalton's largest small business school is Dalton State College. In 2010, Dalton State College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in small business.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,740 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dalton small business schools was an average of $18,222 per year in 2009.
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 small 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.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dalton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 82,870 small business professionals working in Georgia and 1,320 working in the greater Dalton area in 2010. The number of small business professionals in Dalton is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
As a small business professional in Dalton, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for small business professionals in the state.