With an overall population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282, approximately 11,264 of Ruston students attend one of Ruston's schools that offer business administration programs.
Of the 1 business administration schools in Ruston, the largest business administration school, by student population, is Louisiana Tech University. In 2010, Louisiana Tech University graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in business administration.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in business administration from business administration schools in Ruston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ruston business administration schools was an average of $20,931 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for business administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board at Ruston-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ruston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 35,370 general managers in Louisiana, 1,710 were working in the greater Ruston area. By the year 2018, the number of general managers is expected to decrease by -1% in Ruston. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for general managers.