With an overall population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117, approximately 10,071 of Murray students attend one of Murray's schools that offer business programs.
Murray's largest business school is Murray State University. Approximately 208 students graduated in 2010 from Murray State University with credentials in business.
In 2010, 373 students graduated with a business degree from one of Murray's business schools. If you decide to attend one of Murray's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in instate tuition and $26,470 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Murray-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Murray, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 business professionals in Kentucky were working in the greater Murray area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Murray will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Murray, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.