With an overall population of 25,944 and a student population of 2,476, approximately 2,476 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer business administration programs.
Of the 1 business administration schools in Columbus, the largest business administration school, by student population, is Mississippi University for Women. In 2010, Mississippi University for Women graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a business administration degree in Columbus. If you decide to attend one of Columbus's business administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,802 per year in instate tuition and $21,430 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbus-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,638.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,750 general managers in Mississippi. Of these general managers, 2,900 were working in the greater Columbus area. By the year 2018, the number of general managers is expected to increase by 6% in Columbus. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
As a general manager in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for general managers in the state.