Pittsburg has a general population of 19,243 and an overall student population of 7,277. Approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Pittsburg, the largest business school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the Business program at Pittsburg State University.
A reported 253 students graduated with credentials in business in Pittsburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's business schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Pittsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburg-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Pittsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,020 business professionals in Kansas, 4,470 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Pittsburg will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Pittsburg is $74,570 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.