With an overall population of 8,005 and a student population of 3,553, approximately 3,553 of Fort Valley students attend one of Fort Valley's schools that offer business programs.
Fort Valley State University is the largest business school in Fort Valley, based on student population. In 2010, Fort Valley State University graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a business degree from one of Fort Valley's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,890 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Valley business schools was an average of $29,504 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,728 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Valley, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 40 business professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Fort Valley area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to increase by 4% in Fort Valley. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Fort Valley, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.