Mount Pleasant has a general population of 8,751 and an overall student population of 858. Approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Iowa Wesleyan College is the largest business school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Iowa Wesleyan College with credentials in business.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a business degree in Mount Pleasant. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,350 business professionals in Iowa. Of these business professionals, 1,650 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. Mount Pleasant's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Mount Pleasant is $78,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.