Arkansas City has a general population of 11,963 and an overall student population of 4,003. Approximately 4,003 of Arkansas City's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Arkansas City, by student population, is Cowley County Community College. In 2010, Cowley County Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a business degree in Arkansas City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,718 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkansas City business schools was an average of $11,237 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arkansas City-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Arkansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 business professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Arkansas City area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Arkansas City. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Arkansas City is $74,570 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.