With an overall population of 478,434 and a student population of 76,021, approximately 29,080 of Las Vegas students attend one of Las Vegas's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Las Vegas, by student population, is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated approximately 15 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Las Vegas's small business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,123 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Vegas small business schools was an average of $31,463 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Las Vegas-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $10,456 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,427.
If you plan on staying in Las Vegas after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Las Vegas, which is the most popular small business profession, are average. In 2010, of the 17,820 small business professionals in Nevada, 9,950 were working in the greater Las Vegas area. The number of small business professionals in Las Vegas is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.