With an overall population of 27,152 and a student population of 16,268, approximately 16,268 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer business programs.
Richmond's largest business school is Eastern Kentucky University. In 2010, Eastern Kentucky University graduated approximately 77 students with credentials in business.
A reported 243 students graduated with credentials in business in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,592 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Richmond business schools was an average of $26,560 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Richmond-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Richmond, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 24,230 business professionals in Kentucky. Of these business professionals, 2,270 were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Richmond. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Richmond is $68,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.
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