Missoula has a general population of 57,053 and an overall student population of 14,961. Approximately 14,921 of Missoula's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Missoula's largest small business school is The University of Montana. In 2010, The University of Montana graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in small business.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in small business from small business schools in Missoula in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,455 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Missoula small business schools was an average of $29,889 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Missoula. And if you live on campus at one of the Missoula-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,611 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in Missoula, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,560 small business professionals in Montana, 770 were working in the greater Missoula area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Missoula. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Missoula is $62,540 per year, which is lower than the average for small business professionals state-wide.