Marquette has a general population of 19,661 and an overall student population of 9,428. Approximately 9,428 of Marquette's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Marquette, the largest small business school, by student population, is Northern Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the Small Business program at Northern Michigan University.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a small business degree in Marquette. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette small business schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $830 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marquette, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 small business professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Marquette area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Marquette will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Marquette is $71,160 per year, which is higher than the average for small business professionals state-wide.