Colby has a total population of 5,450 and a student population of 1,565. Of these students, 1,565 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Colby, the largest small business school, by student population, is Colby Community College. In 2010, Colby Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its small business program.
If you decide to attend one of Colby's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,148 per year in instate tuition and $12,588 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Colby-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $4,690 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,458.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Colby, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,020 small business professionals in Kansas, 4,470 were working in the greater Colby area. The number of small business professionals in Colby is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Colby is $74,570 per year, which is lower than the average for small business professionals state-wide.