Great Bend has a general population of 15,345 and an overall student population of 4,237. Approximately 4,237 of Great Bend's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Great Bend's largest business administration school is Barton County Community College. In 2010, Barton County Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Great Bend's business administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Great Bend business administration schools was an average of $14,552 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Great Bend. And if you live on campus at one of the Great Bend-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you plan on staying in Great Bend after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Great Bend, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. There were 20,020 general managers working in Kansas and 4,470 working in the greater Great Bend area in 2010. The number of general managers in Great Bend is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Great Bend is $74,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for general managers.