Grand Rapids has a total population of 197,800 and a student population of 38,883. Of these students, 11,507 are enrolled in schools that offer business management programs.
The largest business management school in Grand Rapids, by student population, is Davenport University. In 2010, Davenport University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in business management.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a business management degree in Grand Rapids. In 2009 tuition at business management schools in Grand Rapids was $11,266 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business management program in Grand Rapids. And if you live on campus at one of the Grand Rapids-based business management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,506.
After graduating with your credentials in business management, if you decide to work as a general manager in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. There were 16,920 general managers working in Michigan and 1,180 working in the greater Grand Rapids area in 2010. The number of general managers in Grand Rapids is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.