With an overall population of 68,889 and a student population of 11,736, approximately 7,542 of Asheville students attend one of Asheville's schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Asheville, the largest small business school, by student population, is Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Asheville's small business schools. If you decide to attend a small business school in Asheville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,255.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Asheville.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Asheville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 small business professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Asheville area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Asheville will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.