Charleston has a general population of 21,039 and an overall student population of 11,966. Approximately 11,966 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Eastern Illinois University is the largest business administration school in Charleston, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Illinois University graduated approximately 91 students from its business administration program.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in Charleston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Charleston's business administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,877 per year in instate tuition and $34,217 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $120 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Charleston-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Charleston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 58,800 general managers in Illinois. Of these general managers, 1,010 were working in the greater Charleston area. The government projects that the number of general managers in Charleston will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
As a general manager in Charleston, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for general managers in the state.