With an overall population of 7,764 and a student population of 1,209, approximately 1,209 of Grand Rapids students attend one of Grand Rapids's schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Grand Rapids, the largest business school, by student population, is Itasca Community College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Itasca Community College with credentials in business.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a business degree in Grand Rapids. If you decide to attend one of Grand Rapids's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,233 per year in instate tuition and $15,439 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Grand Rapids-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,201.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 business professionals in Minnesota were working in the greater Grand Rapids area. Grand Rapids's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Grand Rapids is $65,340 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.