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 management programs.
Big Rapids's largest business management school is Ferris State University. In 2010, approximately 65 students graduated from the Business Management program at Ferris State University.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a business management degree from one of Big Rapids's business management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Big Rapids business management schools was an average of $28,812 per year in 2009.
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 management program in Big Rapids. And if you live on campus at one of the Big Rapids-based business management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business management, if you decide to work as a general manager in Big Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 16,920 general managers in Michigan. Of these general managers, 750 were working in the greater Big Rapids area. The number of general managers in Big Rapids is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.