With an overall population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865, approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids students attend one of Big Rapids's schools that offer business administration programs.
The largest business administration school in Big Rapids, by student population, is Ferris State University. Approximately 264 students graduated in 2010 from Ferris State University with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 329 students graduated with a business administration degree in Big Rapids. Tuition in 2009 at Big Rapids's business administration schools was $21,522 per year for instate students and $28,812 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Rapids-based business administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Big Rapids after graduating from business administration school, you should know that job prospects for general managers in Big Rapids, which is the most popular business administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 general managers in Michigan were working in the greater Big Rapids area. Big Rapids's general manager workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Big Rapids is $78,770 per year, which is higher than the average for general managers state-wide.