Tahlequah has a general population of 14,458 and an overall student population of 9,561. Approximately 9,239 of Tahlequah's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Tahlequah, by student population, is Northeastern State University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Northeastern State University with credentials in small business.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in small business in Tahlequah in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tahlequah's small business schools was $13,228 per year for instate students and $19,318 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,155 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board at Tahlequah-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tahlequah, your job prospects are not very good. There were 27,940 small business professionals working in Oklahoma and 1,830 working in the greater Tahlequah area in 2010. Tahlequah's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Tahlequah is $60,640 per year, which is lower than the average for small business professionals state-wide.