Big Rapids has a total population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865. Of these students, 13,865 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business 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.
A total of 544 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Big Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Big Rapids's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in instate tuition and $28,812 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 Big Rapids. And if you live on campus at one of the Big Rapids-based business 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.
If you plan on staying in Big Rapids after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Big Rapids, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 36,420 business professionals in Michigan, 2,520 were working in the greater Big Rapids area. The number of business professionals in Big Rapids is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Big Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.
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