Marion has a general population of 4,943 and an overall student population of 1,556. Approximately 1,556 of Marion's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Marion, by student population, is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, McDowell Technical Community College graduated approximately 14 students from its business program.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a business degree in Marion. If you decide to attend a business school in Marion, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,668.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Marion.
If you plan on staying in Marion after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Marion, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 56,480 business professionals working in North Carolina and 1,740 working in the greater Marion area in 2010. The number of business professionals in Marion is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Marion is $79,420 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.