Philadelphia has a total population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997. Of these students, 24,599 are enrolled in schools that offer business management programs.
Of the 1 business management schools in Philadelphia, the largest business management school, by student population, is University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 47 students graduated from the Business Management program at University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a business management degree from one of Philadelphia's business management schools. In 2009 tuition at business management schools in Philadelphia was $38,970 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business management program in Philadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,016 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business management graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 general managers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The number of general managers in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Philadelphia is $90,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for general managers.
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