With an overall population of 50,731 and a student population of 28,104, approximately 27,945 of Ames students attend one of Ames's schools that offer business management programs.
Iowa State University is the largest business management school in Ames, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in business management.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in business management from business management 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 management schools was an average of $29,586 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business management 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 management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
After graduating with your credentials in business management, if you decide to work as a general manager in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,820 general managers working in Iowa and 130 working in the greater Ames area in 2010. The number of general managers in Ames is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.