Hays has a total population of 20,013 and a student population of 11,350. Of these students, 11,308 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Hays's largest business administration school is Fort Hays State University. Approximately 83 students graduated in 2010 from Fort Hays State University with credentials in business administration.
A reported 83 students graduated with credentials in business administration in Hays in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,674 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hays business administration schools was an average of $22,827 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $840 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Hays. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,560 per year, on average, for room and board at Hays-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,114.
If you plan on staying in Hays after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Hays, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 general managers in Kansas were working in the greater Hays area. Hays's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
As a general manager in Hays, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for general managers in the state.