Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 6,996 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer supply chain management programs.
The largest supply chain management school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Lehigh University. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Lehigh University with credentials in supply chain management.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a supply chain management degree from one of Bethlehem's supply chain management schools. If you decide to attend a supply chain management school in Bethlehem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,630.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for supply chain management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based supply chain management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bethlehem after graduating from supply chain management school, you should know that job prospects for supply chain managers in Bethlehem, which is the most popular supply chain management profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 15,500 supply chain managers in Pennsylvania, 590 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The number of supply chain managers in Bethlehem is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.