Des Moines has a general population of 198,682 and an overall student population of 11,849. Approximately 5,653 of Des Moines's students are enrolled in schools that offer international business programs.
The largest international business school in Des Moines, by student population, is Drake University. In 2010, Drake University graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in international business.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in international business in Des Moines in 2010. In 2009 tuition at international business schools in Des Moines was $25,622 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a international business program in Des Moines. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Des Moines-based international business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many international business graduates choose to work as international business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Des Moines, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 international business professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Des Moines area. The number of international business professionals in Des Moines is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for international business professionals.