If you decide that you want to get a business degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 business schools in Las Vegas, New Mexico. With an overall population of 14,565 and a student population of 5,530, approximately 5,530 of Las Vegas students attend one of Las Vegas's schools that offer business programs.
New Mexico Highlands University is the largest business school in Las Vegas, based on student population. In 2010, New Mexico Highlands University graduated approximately 112 students with credentials in business.
A total of 130 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Las Vegas in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Las Vegas's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,362 per year in instate tuition and $16,929 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,555 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,819.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Vegas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,520 business professionals working in New Mexico and 930 working in the greater Las Vegas area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Las Vegas. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Las Vegas is $76,330 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.