West Lafayette has a general population of 28,778 and an overall student population of 41,052. Approximately 41,052 of West Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Purdue University-Main Campus is the largest business administration school in West Lafayette, based on student population. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 854 students from its business administration program.
A total of 1,173 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in West Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to attend one of West Lafayette's business administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in instate tuition and $37,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,220 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
If you plan on staying in West Lafayette after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in West Lafayette, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 78 general managers in Indiana were working in the greater West Lafayette area. By the year 2018, the number of general managers is expected to decrease by -2% in West Lafayette. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.