Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Iowa State University is the largest business administration school in Ames, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 84 students from its business administration program.
A total of 183 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in Ames in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ames business administration schools was an average of $29,586 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board at Ames-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,350 general managers working in Iowa and 290 working in the greater Ames area in 2010. Ames's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.