Hammond has a general population of 17,639 and an overall student population of 15,316. Approximately 15,151 of Hammond's students are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Southeastern Louisiana University is the largest business administration school in Hammond, based on student population. In 2010, Southeastern Louisiana University graduated approximately 435 students from its business administration program.
In 2010, 439 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Hammond's business administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,448 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hammond business administration schools was an average of $21,704 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hammond-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,528.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Hammond, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 35,370 general managers in Louisiana, 880 were working in the greater Hammond area. Hammond's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Hammond is $66,710 per year, which is higher than the average for general managers state-wide.