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 small business programs.
Monroe's largest small business school is University of Louisiana Monroe. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from University of Louisiana Monroe with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Monroe's small business schools. 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 small business schools was an average of $19,950 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for small business related books and supplies every 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 small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Monroe, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 small business professionals in Louisiana were working in the greater Monroe area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Monroe will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Monroe is $71,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.