Morganton has a total population of 17,310 and a student population of 3,322. Of these students, 3,322 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Morganton, by student population, is Western Piedmont Community College. In 2010, Western Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 22 students from its business program.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a business degree from one of Morganton's business schools. If you decide to attend a business school in Morganton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,627.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for business related books and supplies every year.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morganton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 56,480 business professionals in North Carolina. Of these business professionals, 1,680 were working in the greater Morganton area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Morganton will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.