With an overall population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052, approximately 41,052 of West Lafayette students attend one of West Lafayette's schools that offer business management programs.
Of the 1 business management schools in West Lafayette, the largest business management school, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 319 students with credentials in business management.
In 2010, 319 students graduated with a business management degree in West Lafayette. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Lafayette business management schools was an average of $37,118 per year in 2009.
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 management program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus at one of the West Lafayette-based business management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
If you plan on staying in West Lafayette after graduating from business management school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in West Lafayette, which is the most popular business management profession, are average. In 2010, there were 18,830 general managers in Indiana. Of these general managers, 250 were working in the greater West Lafayette area. West Lafayette's general manager workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.