Colby has a general population of 5,450 and an overall student population of 1,565. Approximately 1,565 of Colby's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Colby Community College is the largest business school in Colby, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Colby Community College with credentials in business.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in business in Colby in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Colby's business schools was $11,148 per year for instate students and $12,588 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Colby. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,690 per year, on average, for room and board at Colby-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,458.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Colby, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 20,020 business professionals in Kansas. Of these business professionals, 4,470 were working in the greater Colby area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Colby will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. 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 Colby is $74,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.