With an overall population of 21,518 and a student population of 4,177, approximately 4,085 of Cumberland students attend one of Cumberland's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Cumberland, by student population, is Allegany College of Maryland. In 2010, Allegany College of Maryland graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a business degree from one of Cumberland's business schools. If you decide to attend one of Cumberland's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,163 per year in instate tuition and $19,273 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Cumberland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,823.
If you plan on staying in Cumberland after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Cumberland, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 54,320 business professionals in Maryland. Of these business professionals, 500 were working in the greater Cumberland area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Cumberland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Cumberland is $63,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.