Topeka has a general population of 122,377 and an overall student population of 7,643. Approximately 6,652 of Topeka's students are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
Topeka's largest marketing school is Washburn University. In 2010, Washburn University graduated approximately 14 students from its marketing program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a marketing degree in Topeka. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,353 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Topeka marketing schools was an average of $26,003 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for marketing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,792 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,561.
Many marketing graduates choose to work as marketing professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Topeka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,560 marketing professionals in Kansas, 150 were working in the greater Topeka area. Topeka's marketing professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
As a marketing professional in Topeka, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for marketing professionals in the state.