Sterling has a general population of 2,642 and an overall student population of 722. Approximately 722 of Sterling's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Sterling, the largest business school, by student population, is Sterling College. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Sterling College with credentials in business.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a business degree from one of Sterling's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $750 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Sterling-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Sterling after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Sterling, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,020 business professionals in Kansas, 4,470 were working in the greater Sterling area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Sterling will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Sterling, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.