Monroe has a total population of 53,107 and a student population of 11,512. Of these students, 9,004 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
University of Louisiana Monroe is the largest marketing school in Monroe, based on student population. In 2010, University of Louisiana Monroe graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a marketing degree in Monroe. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,693 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Monroe marketing schools was an average of $19,950 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for marketing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in marketing, if you decide to work as a marketing professional in Monroe, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 32 marketing professionals in Louisiana were working in the greater Monroe area. The number of marketing professionals in Monroe is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Monroe is $82,090 per year, which is higher than the average for marketing professionals state-wide.