Escanaba has a general population of 13,140 and an overall student population of 2,784. Approximately 2,742 of Escanaba's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Escanaba, by student population, is Bay de Noc Community College. In 2010, Bay de Noc Community College graduated approximately 6 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a small business certificate from one of Escanaba's small business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,157 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Escanaba small business schools was an average of $14,505 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Escanaba. And if you live on campus at one of the Escanaba-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,344.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Escanaba, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 small business professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Escanaba area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -4% in Escanaba. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Escanaba is $71,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.