With an overall population of 18,940 and a student population of 1,448, approximately 518 of Jacksonville students attend one of Jacksonville's schools that offer business administration programs.
MacMurray College is the largest business administration school in Jacksonville, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from MacMurray College with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Jacksonville's business administration schools. In 2009 tuition at business administration schools in Jacksonville was $18,390 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,030 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,278 per year, on average, for room and board at Jacksonville-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 58,800 general managers working in Illinois and 2,210 working in the greater Jacksonville area in 2010. The number of general managers in Jacksonville is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Jacksonville is $66,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for general managers.