Decatur has a total population of 81,860 and a student population of 5,988. Of these students, 2,314 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Decatur, by student population, is Millikin University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Millikin University with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Decatur's small business schools. If you decide to attend a small business school in Decatur, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,445.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Decatur. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,866 per year, on average, for room and board at Decatur-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Decatur after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Decatur, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. There were 58,800 small business professionals working in Illinois and 460 working in the greater Decatur area in 2010. Decatur's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.