Farmingdale has a total population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988. Of these students, 6,988 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Farmingdale, the largest business school, by student population, is Farmingdale State College. Approximately 279 students graduated in 2010 from Farmingdale State College with credentials in business.
A reported 318 students graduated with credentials in business in Farmingdale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Farmingdale's business schools was $19,968 per year for instate students and $27,868 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,245 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Farmingdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 100,570 business professionals in New York, 14,650 were working in the greater Farmingdale area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Farmingdale will decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.