West Plains has a total population of 10,866 and a student population of 2,283. Of these students, 2,162 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in West Plains, by student population, is Missouri State University-West Plains. In 2010, Missouri State University-West Plains graduated approximately 9 students from its business program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a business degree from one of West Plains's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at West Plains's business schools was $14,958 per year for instate students and $18,018 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $974 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,920 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,548.
If you plan on staying in West Plains after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in West Plains, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 31,860 business professionals in Missouri, 2,240 were working in the greater West Plains area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in West Plains will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in West Plains, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.