Belleville has a total population of 41,410 and a student population of 14,458. Of these students, 14,440 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Belleville, the largest small business school, by student population, is Southwestern Illinois College. In 2010, Southwestern Illinois College graduated approximately 16 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Belleville's small business schools. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Belleville was $2,380 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,008 for small business related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Belleville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 small business professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Belleville area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Belleville will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.