Cedar Rapids has a total population of 120,758 and a student population of 22,330. Of these students, 18,254 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Cedar Rapids's largest small business school is Kirkwood Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Small Business program at Kirkwood Community College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a small business certificate in Cedar Rapids. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Cedar Rapids was $3,330 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,410 for small business related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,350 small business professionals in Iowa, 1,200 were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. Cedar Rapids's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.