Lowell has a total population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517. Of these students, 13,602 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
University of Massachusetts-Lowell is the largest business administration school in Lowell, based on student population. Approximately 369 students graduated in 2010 from University of Massachusetts-Lowell with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 369 students graduated with a business administration degree in Lowell. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,148 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lowell business administration schools was an average of $34,168 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lowell-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
After graduating with your credentials in business administration, if you decide to work as a general manager in Lowell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 31 general managers in Massachusetts were working in the greater Lowell area. The government projects that the number of general managers in Lowell will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.