With an overall population of 811 and a student population of 906, approximately 906 of Banner Elk students attend one of Banner Elk's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Banner Elk, by student population, is Lees-McRae College. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Business program at Lees-McRae College.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a business degree from one of Banner Elk's business schools. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Banner Elk was $21,875 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Banner Elk, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 business professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Banner Elk area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Banner Elk will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Banner Elk, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,420 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.