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 management programs.
The largest management school in West Lafayette, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 319 students from its management program.
In 2010, 480 students graduated with a management degree in West Lafayette. If you decide to attend one of West Lafayette's management 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,220 for management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Lafayette-based 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.
After graduating with your credentials in management, if you decide to work as a manager in West Lafayette, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 39,180 managers in Indiana. Of these managers, 840 were working in the greater West Lafayette area. West Lafayette's manager workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for managers.
As a manager in West Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for managers in the state.
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