El Dorado has a total population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229. Of these students, 9,229 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in El Dorado, the largest small business school, by student population, is Butler Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Small Business program at Butler Community College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,170 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Dorado small business schools was an average of $11,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at El Dorado-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Dorado, your job prospects are not very good. There were 20,020 small business professionals working in Kansas and 3,670 working in the greater El Dorado area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in El Dorado. 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 El Dorado is $81,000 per year, which is higher than the average for small business professionals state-wide.