Chambersburg has a general population of 17,862 and an overall student population of 996. Approximately 840 of Chambersburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Chambersburg's largest business school is Wilson College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Wilson College with credentials in business.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a business degree from one of Chambersburg's business schools. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Chambersburg was $26,930 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Chambersburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Chambersburg-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $9,070 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,010.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chambersburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,100 business professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these business professionals, 1,860 were working in the greater Chambersburg area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Chambersburg will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Chambersburg is $74,450 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.