Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Kean University is the largest business school in Union, based on student population. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 250 students from its business program.
A total of 618 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Union in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Union's business schools was $25,184 per year for instate students and $29,819 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Union-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Union, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 business professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Union area. Union's business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.