If you are interested in pursuing business, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 business schools in Hickory, North Carolina. With an overall population of 37,222 and a student population of 7,202, approximately 7,202 of Hickory students attend one of Hickory's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Hickory, by student population, is Catawba Valley Community College. In 2010, Catawba Valley Community College graduated approximately 23 students from its business program.
In 2010, 109 students graduated with a business degree in Hickory. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Hickory was $12,965 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,155 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board at Hickory-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,392.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hickory, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 56,480 business professionals in North Carolina, 1,680 were working in the greater Hickory area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Hickory will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
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