Socorro has a total population of 8,877 and a student population of 1,761. Of these students, 1,761 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Socorro, the largest business school, by student population, is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. In 2010, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology graduated approximately 4 students from its business program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a business degree from one of Socorro's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,071 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Socorro business schools was an average of $24,032 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,702 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,369.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Socorro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,520 business professionals in New Mexico, 240 were working in the greater Socorro area. The number of business professionals in Socorro is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. 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 Socorro is $67,660 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.