Independence has a general population of 9,846 and an overall student population of 1,177. Approximately 1,177 of Independence's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Independence, by student population, is Independence Community College. In 2010, Independence Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a business degree from one of Independence's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Independence's business schools was $10,480 per year for instate students and $11,760 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Independence. And if you live on campus at one of the Independence-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,880.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Independence, your job prospects are not very good. There were 20,020 business professionals working in Kansas and 4,470 working in the greater Independence area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Independence. 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 Independence is $74,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.