Manhattan has a general population of 44,831 and an overall student population of 24,547. Approximately 23,581 of Manhattan's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Kansas State University is the largest small business school in Manhattan, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas State University with credentials in small business.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in small business in Manhattan in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Manhattan's small business schools was $18,399 per year for instate students and $29,106 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,195 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Manhattan. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board at Manhattan-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Manhattan, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 20,020 small business professionals in Kansas. Of these small business professionals, 660 were working in the greater Manhattan area. The number of small business professionals in Manhattan 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 Manhattan is $75,690 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.