Olathe has a general population of 92,962 and an overall student population of 1,976. Approximately 1,778 of Olathe's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
MidAmerica Nazarene University is the largest business school in Olathe, based on student population. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University graduated approximately 168 students from its business program.
A reported 279 students graduated with credentials in business in Olathe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Olathe was $19,146 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,180 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Olathe. And if you live on campus at one of the Olathe-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Olathe, your job prospects are not very good. There were 20,020 business professionals working in Kansas and 14,690 working in the greater Olathe area in 2010. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Olathe will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.