With an overall population of 39,684 and a student population of 2,736, approximately 2,472 of Rock Island students attend one of Rock Island's schools that offer business programs.
Rock Island's largest business school is Augustana College. In 2010, Augustana College graduated approximately 102 students from its business program.
A reported 121 students graduated with credentials in business in Rock Island in 2010. If you decide to attend a business school in Rock Island, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,326.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Rock Island. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,503.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Rock Island, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 48 business professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Rock Island area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Rock Island. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.