Monmouth has a total population of 9,841 and a student population of 1,379. Of these students, 1,379 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Monmouth, by student population, is Monmouth College. In 2010, Monmouth College graduated approximately 46 students from its business program.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Monmouth in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,950 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Monmouth-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $7,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Monmouth after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Monmouth, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 58,800 business professionals in Illinois. Of these business professionals, 2,210 were working in the greater Monmouth area. Monmouth's 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 business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Monmouth is $66,370 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.