East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in East Lansing, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 378 students from its business program.
A total of 2,007 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in East Lansing in 2010. If you decide to attend one of East Lansing's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in instate tuition and $37,457 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $962 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in East Lansing. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board at East Lansing-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a business professional in East Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. There were 36,420 business professionals working in Michigan and 1,900 working in the greater East Lansing area in 2010. The number of business professionals in East Lansing is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in East Lansing is $93,490 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.