Ruston has a total population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282. Of these students, 11,264 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
Ruston's largest marketing school is Louisiana Tech University. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Marketing program at Louisiana Tech University.
A total of 61 students graduated with credentials in marketing from marketing schools in Ruston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ruston's marketing schools was $15,534 per year for instate students and $20,931 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for marketing 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 marketing schools. Students who live at home 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 Ruston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,320 marketing professionals working in Louisiana and 100 working in the greater Ruston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of marketing professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Ruston. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
As a marketing professional in Ruston, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for marketing professionals in the state.