If you are interested in pursuing small business, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 small business schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 18,192 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Lehigh University is the largest small business school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, Lehigh University graduated approximately 7 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a small business degree in Bethlehem. Tuition in 2009 at Bethlehem's small business schools was $34,757 per year for instate students and $36,437 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bethlehem-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $8,531 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 small business professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bethlehem area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -7% in Bethlehem. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
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