Parsons has a total population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756. Of these students, 1,756 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Parsons, the largest business school, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, Labette Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its business program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a business degree from one of Parsons's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Parsons business schools was an average of $7,005 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Parsons-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Parsons, your job prospects are not very good. There were 20,020 business professionals working in Kansas and 4,470 working in the greater Parsons area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Parsons. 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 Parsons is $74,570 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.