Oakdale has a general population of 1,551 and an overall student population of 2,192. Approximately 2,192 of Oakdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Oakdale, by student population, is Pittsburgh Technical Institute and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSA). Approximately 63 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburgh Technical Institute with credentials in business.
A reported 63 students graduated with credentials in business in Oakdale in 2010. If you decide to attend a business school in Oakdale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,400.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,673.
If you plan on staying in Oakdale after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Oakdale, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 55,750 business professionals working in Pennsylvania and 10,810 working in the greater Oakdale area in 2010. Oakdale's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Oakdale is $58,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.