Mason City has a total population of 29,172 and a student population of 4,316. Of these students, 3,729 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Mason City's largest small business school is North Iowa Area Community College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from North Iowa Area Community College with credentials in small business.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in small business in Mason City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Mason City's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,468 per year in instate tuition and $13,114 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $834 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,806 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,578.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in Mason City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,350 small business professionals working in Iowa and 790 working in the greater Mason City area in 2010. Mason City'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.