Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
The largest business administration school in Macomb, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 137 students from its business administration program.
In 2010, 155 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Macomb's business administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Macomb business administration schools was an average of $25,081 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Macomb-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,642 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 Macomb, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 58,800 general managers in Illinois. Of these general managers, 2,210 were working in the greater Macomb area. By the year 2018, the number of general managers is expected to decrease by -1% in Macomb. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
As a general manager in Macomb, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for general managers in the state.