With an overall population of 11,963 and a student population of 4,003, approximately 4,003 of Arkansas City students attend one of Arkansas City's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Arkansas City, by student population, is Cowley County Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Small Business program at Cowley County Community College.
If you decide to attend one of Arkansas City's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,718 per year in instate tuition and $11,237 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arkansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 small business professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Arkansas City area. Arkansas City's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
As a small business professional in Arkansas City, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for small business professionals in the state.