Kalamazoo has a total population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972. Of these students, 24,576 are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
The largest management school in Kalamazoo, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 88 students graduated from the Management program at Western Michigan University.
In 2010, 153 students graduated with a management degree in Kalamazoo. If you decide to attend one of Kalamazoo's management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,298 per year in instate tuition and $31,418 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board at Kalamazoo-based management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,770.
If you plan on staying in Kalamazoo after graduating from management school, you should know that job prospects for managers in Kalamazoo, which is the most popular management profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 36,420 managers in Michigan. Of these managers, 1,300 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. Kalamazoo's manager workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
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