Louisville has a total population of 256,231 and a student population of 48,950. Of these students, 21,016 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
University of Louisville is the largest small business school in Louisville, based on student population. In 2010, University of Louisville graduated approximately 4 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Louisville's small business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Louisville's small business schools was $19,686 per year for instate students and $31,014 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,602 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Louisville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,230 small business professionals working in Kentucky and 7,830 working in the greater Louisville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Louisville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.