With an overall population of 219,773 and a student population of 56,798, approximately 18,976 of Rochester students attend one of Rochester's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Rochester, by student population, is Monroe Community College. In 2010, Monroe Community College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in small business.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in small business in Rochester in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rochester's small business schools was $14,089 per year for instate students and $16,989 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,539.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 100,570 small business professionals in New York. Of these small business professionals, 5,020 were working in the greater Rochester area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -10% in Rochester. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.