Youngstown has a general population of 82,026 and an overall student population of 15,966. Approximately 14,644 of Youngstown's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Youngstown, the largest small business school, by student population, is Youngstown State University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Small Business program at Youngstown State University.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a small business certificate from one of Youngstown's small business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Youngstown's small business schools was $20,057 per year for instate students and $22,750 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,212 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Youngstown-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Youngstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 small business professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Youngstown area. The number of small business professionals in Youngstown is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.