With an overall population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136, approximately 7,136 of Houghton students attend one of Houghton's schools that offer business programs.
Houghton's largest business school is Michigan Technological University. Approximately 104 students graduated in 2010 from Michigan Technological University with credentials in business.
A total of 114 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houghton business schools was an average of $35,363 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 business professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Houghton area. The number of business professionals in Houghton is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,160 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.