Peoria has a general population of 112,936 and an overall student population of 20,393. Approximately 5,800 of Peoria's students are enrolled in schools that offer international business programs.
The largest international business school in Peoria, by student population, is Bradley University. In 2010, Bradley University graduated approximately 11 students from its international business program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in international business from international business schools in Peoria in 2010. In 2009 tuition at international business schools in Peoria was $24,224 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for international business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Peoria-based international business schools, you will have an added expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many international business graduates choose to work as international business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Peoria, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 58,800 international business professionals in Illinois, 1,540 were working in the greater Peoria area. The number of international business professionals in Peoria is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for international business professionals.
As an international business professional in Peoria, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for international business professionals in the state.