Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Northwestern University is the largest small business school in Evanston, based on student population. Approximately 151 students graduated in 2010 from Northwestern University with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 151 students graduated with a small business degree in Evanston. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Evanston was $38,463 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Evanston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 small business professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of small business professionals in Evanston is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.