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 marketing programs.
Big Rapids's largest marketing school is Ferris State University. In 2010, Ferris State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a marketing degree in Big Rapids. If you decide to attend one of Big Rapids's marketing 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 marketing program in Big Rapids. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many marketing graduates choose to work as marketing professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Big Rapids, your job prospects are average. There were 10,860 marketing professionals working in Michigan and 480 working in the greater Big Rapids area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of marketing professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Big Rapids. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Big Rapids is $81,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for marketing professionals.